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pargana Line breaks: par|gana
Pronunciation: /pəˈɡʌnə/

Definition of pargana in English:


A group of villages or a subdivision of a district in India.
Example sentences
  • Loyalties towards village and pargana sometimes override caste loyalties, and so there are hurdles in the way of their marriage, Teeha is the finest weaver in the district and a man of great physical courage.


Urdu, literally 'district'.

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