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TALUKDAR (Hind. from taluk, district,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 386 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TALUKDAR (Hind. from taluk, district, and dar, holding), the name of (1) an official in the state of Hyderabad, India, equivalent to magistrate and collector, and (2) a landholder with peculiar tenures in various parts of India, particularly in Oude (see UNITED PROVINCES).
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TALUS (Lat. for the " ankle-bone ")

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