in India a holder or farmer of land from the government, and responsible for the land-tax.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Zemindar — em in*dar , n. Same as {Zamindar}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zemindar — [zə mēn΄där′] n. alt. sp. of ZAMINDAR …   English World dictionary

  • zemindar — Zamindar am in*dar , n. [Hind. zem[=i]nd[=a]r, zam[=i]nd[=a]r, a landholder, Per. zam[=i]nd[=a]r; zam[=i]n land d[=a]r holding.] A landowner; also, a collector of land revenue; now, usually, a kind of feudatory recognized as an actual proprietor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zémindar — (entrée créée par le supplément) (zé min dar) s. m. Nom, dans l Inde, de fonctionnaires qui perçoivent l impôt dans les villages et qui en transmettent le produit au souverain, après en avoir conservé une partie comme rémunération de leur peine.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • zemindar — noun see zamindar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • zemindar — /zeuh meen dahr /, n. zamindar. * * * …   Universalium

  • zemindar — noun variant spelling of zamindar …   English new terms dictionary

  • zemindar — ze•min•dar [[t]zə minˈdɑr[/t]] n. gov raj zamindar …   From formal English to slang

  • zemindar — /zamiyndar/zjemanVzeman/. In Hindu law, landkeeper. An officer who under the Mohammedan government was charged with the financial superintendence of the lands of a district, the protection of the cultivators, and the realization of the government …   Black's law dictionary

  • zemindar — variant of zamindar …   Useful english dictionary

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