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Ni·zam

 (nĭ-zäm′, -zăm′, nī-)
n.
1. Used formerly as a title for rulers of Hyderabad, India.
2. The Turkish army, especially in the 1800s.

[Urdu nizām(-almulk), governor (of the empire), from Arabic niẓām, order, arrangement, from naẓama, to arrange; see nṯ̣m in Semitic roots.]

nizam

(naɪˈzæm)
n
(Military) (formerly) a Turkish regular soldier
[C18: ultimately from Arabic nizām order, arrangement]

Nizam

(nɪˈzɑːm)
n
the title of the ruler of Hyderabad, India, from 1724 to 1948

Ni•zam

(nɪˈzɑm, -ˈzæm, naɪ-)

n.
1. the title of the ruler of Hyderabad from the 18th century to 1950.
2. (l.c.) the Turkish army or any member of it.
[1595–1605; (definition 1) < Urdu Nizām-al-mulk governor of the realm; (definition 2) < Turkish nizamiye regular army; both < Arabic niẓām order, arrangement]
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The next day, the Nizam of Hyderabad followed suit.
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The glittering piece of jewellery was a wedding present in 1947 from the Nizam of Hyderabad, who was a king in India.
The Princie Diamond carries a fabulous provenance, which brings together the legendary names of Golconda, [the] Nizam of Hyderabad, and the Maharani Sita Devi of Baroda," Christie's jewellery department head Rahul Kadakia said before the sale.
Speaking about the sale, Francois Curiel, chairman of Christie's Jewellery Department, said: "One of the largest and finest pink diamonds in the world, the Princie Diamond carries a fabulous provenance, which brings together the legendary names of Golconda, Nizam of Hyderabad, and the Maharani Sita Devi of Baroda.
Hyderabad culture and tradition is unique and different from the other regions of India, Hyderabad has its special links and connection with Saudi Arabia because of the Nizam of Hyderabad, the services of the people of this region are unforgettable and it has different colors which will be displayed tonight," he said.
The amount was deposited by the late Nizam of Hyderabad Deccan, since then, India and a host of legal heirs of the late Nizam had put in their claim to the dormant account", the statement said.
Iqbal Gowhar Begum (figure 1), third official wife of the Seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, wears the customary jewellery sets that mark the special status of each of the 14 wives, yet her individuality is noted with unique additions that denote her special favour.
Another surprise was Dayal's mastery of public relations: as well as the elite residents of Bombay, his patrons ranged from the British colonial administration to the wealthy Nizam of Hyderabad.