Definition of zilla in English:

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zilla

Pronunciation: /ˈzɪlə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also zillah)

noun

An administrative district in India, containing several parganas: [as modifier]: the zilla parishad
More example sentences
  • A hundred metres from our farm, a village tank was de-silted recently by the zilla panchayat.

Origin

From Persian and Urdu żila‘ 'division'.

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