Nizam

Nizam

[ni-zahm, -zam, nahy-]
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; (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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nizam (naɪˈzæm)
 
n
(formerly) a Turkish regular soldier
 
[C18: ultimately from Arabic nizām order, arrangement]

Nizam (nɪˈzɑːm)
 
n
the title of the ruler of Hyderabad, India, from 1724 to 1948

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