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(səˈdɑː) or


(in India) n
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) a title used before the name of Sikh men
2. a leader
[Hindi, from Persian]
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or sar•dar


1. (esp. in India and Pakistan) a military chief or leader.
2. (formerly) the British commander of the Egyptian army.
[1605–15; < Hindi sardār < Persian]
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