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Mogul
American English: /ˈmoʊɡəl/
British English: /ˈməʊɡ(ə)l/

Translation of Mogul in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (in India) the Great Mogul
    el Gran Mogol
    Example sentences
    • The Mughals were Muslims who ruled a country with a large Hindu majority.
    • The Mughals of India were mighty rulers, for three centuries, especially in their golden days for six generations, from
    • The Taj Mahal is the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals, the Muslim rulers of India.
    Example sentences
    • Gowing asked: ‘Are you a believer in the Great Mogul? ‘and then stood up.’
    • The representations of Jahangir, the Great Mogul, by English travellers, merchants, and diplomats who visited and resided in India in the early seventeenth century largely perpetuate this binary.
    • A letter of his from the court of the Great Mogul is printed by Purchas, and this and another letter from the East are included in the compilation.
    1.2
    also: mogul
    (powerful person)

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