taluka

taluk

[tah-look, tah-look]
noun (in India)
1.
a hereditary estate.
2.
a subdivision of a revenue district.
Also, taluka, talooka [tah-loo-kuh] .


Origin:
1790–1800; < Urdu ta'alluq estate < Arabic

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taluk, taluka or talooka (ˈtɑːlʊk, tɑːˈlʊk, tɑːˈluːkə)
 
n
1.  a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
2.  a hereditary estate
 
[C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic]
 
taluka, taluka or talooka
 
n
 
[C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic]
 
talooka, taluka or talooka
 
n
 
[C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic]

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