Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also taluka ˈtɑːlʊkɑː)
Definition of taluk in English:
(In South Asia) an administrative district for taxation purposes, typically comprising a number of villages.
- Even in small villages and talukas in remote parts of the state they have their offices.
- For instance, birth and death particulars in any village in the taluk or land details of any survey number can be obtained, furnishing the relevant info by touching the screen.
- ‘Israel’ technology, which focuses on using the latest technology for better production through less investment, will be introduced on a pilot basis in 10 taluks in the State by next month.
Via Persian and Urdu from Arabic ta‘allaqa 'be connected'.
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