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taluk

(ˈtɑːlʊk; tɑːˈlʊk) ,

taluka

or

talooka

(in India) n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a hereditary estate
[C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic]
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