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jaghir


jaghir


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jaghir  \Ja"ghir\,  n.  [Per.  j[=a]g[=i]r.] 
  A  village  or  district  the  government  and  revenues  of  which 
  are  assigned  to  some  person,  usually  in  consideration  of  some 
  service  to  be  rendered,  esp.  the  maintenance  of  troops. 
  [Written  also  {jaghire},  {jagir},  etc.]  [India]  --Whitworth.