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darogha

/dɑːˈrəʊɡɑː/
noun (in India and Pakistan)
1.
a manager
2.
an inspector
Word Origin
Urdu
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  • The Marghnns also came in after two or three days, having beaten and chased their commandant (darogha).

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • The darogha applied his key to the lock; it was opened, and the whole party rushed in and seized us.

    Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor
  • It came at last; after some days of weary expectation, the order reached the darogha, and it was quickly conveyed to me.

    Confessions of a Thug Philip Meadows Taylor

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