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faujdar

Line breaks: fauj|dar
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːdʒɪdɑː/

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(also faujidar)

Definition of faujdar in English:

noun

Indian
A police officer.

Origin

late 17th century (in the sense 'Mogul state official in charge of the police'): from Persian fawjdār 'military commander', from Arabic fawj 'troop' + Persian -dār 'holding, holder'.

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