Definition of "zamindar" [zam•in•dar]

  • (noun) An official in precolonial India assigned to collect the land taxes of his district.
  • (noun) A landholder in British colonial India responsible for collecting and paying to the government the taxes on the land under his jurisdiction.

Use "zamindar" in a sentence

  • ""zamindar" (a collector of land taxes or revenues)."
  • "Can you imagine Nehruvian socialism evolving out of an India plagued by the caste system, decadent monarchies, and the feudal zamindar system?"
  • "Raju worked in the rice fields ofwow gold a local landlord or zamindar for six months a year."

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