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(ˈsuːbəˌdɑː) or


(Historical Terms) (formerly) the chief native officer of a company of Indian soldiers in the British service. Also called: subah
[C17: via Urdu from Persian, from sūba province + -dār holding]
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or su•bah•dar

(ˌsu bəˈdɑr)

1. the chief Indian officer of a company of sepoys.
2. nawab.
[1665–75; < Urdu < Persian]
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