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taluk

[tah-loo k, tah-loo k] /ˈtɑ lʊk, tɑˈlʊk/
noun, (in India)
1.
a hereditary estate.
2.
a subdivision of a revenue district.
Also, taluka, talooka
[tah-loo-kuh] /tɑˈlu kə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Urdu ta'alluq estate < Arabic
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taluk

/ˈtɑːlʊk; tɑːˈlʊk/
noun (in India)
1.
a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
2.
a hereditary estate
Word Origin
C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic
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