Word Of The Week (WOW #28)

Hi guys! Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me.) It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

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Here’s the WOW for this week :

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Word:

Zamindar

Part Of Speech:

noun

Derivatives:

Pronunciation:

/zəˈmiːndɑː/

Meaning:

A landowner, especially one who leases his land to tenant farmers.

Synonyms:

Antonyms:

Word Origin:

Via Urdu from Persian zamīndār, from zamīn ‘land’ + -dār ‘holder’.

Use In Sentences:

  • My friend’s father is a zamindar.
  • The bank has sanctioned a loan for the local zamindars.
  • The zamindari system obtains throughout northern and central India, and also in the permanently settled estates of Madras.

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