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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 154 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SIRDAR, or SARDAR (Persian sardar, meaning a leader or joint; and the bones of the fore-arm are about equally developed, officer),a title applied to native nobles in India, e.g. the sirdars and generally welded together at both extremities. The carpus is of the Deccan. Sirdar Bahadur is an Indian military distinction; short and broad, and the digits five in number, with moderately and Sirdar is now the official title of the commander-in-chief elongated and flattened phalanges, which are never increased beyond athe number usual in Mammalia. The pelvis is rudimentary, con-of the Egyptian army. sisting of a pair of bones suspended at some distance from the verte-
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