jaghir

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.
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