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Nizam

[ni-zahm, -zam, nahy-] /nɪˈzɑm, -ˈzæm, naɪ-/
noun
1.
the title of the ruler of Hyderabad from the beginning of the 18th century to 1950.
2.
(lowercase) the Turkish regular army or any member of it.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; (def 1) < Urdu Nizām-al-mulk governor of the realm; (def 2) < Turkish nizamiye regular army; both < Arabic niẓām order, arrangement
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British Dictionary definitions for Nizam

nizam

/naɪˈzæm/
noun
1.
(formerly) a Turkish regular soldier
Word Origin
C18: ultimately from Arabic nizām order, arrangement

Nizam

/nɪˈzɑːm/
noun
1.
the title of the ruler of Hyderabad, India, from 1724 to 1948
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