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  • ZAMINDAR, or Zemindar (from Persian zamin= " land"), an Indian landholder.
  • The raja of Benares had certain special rights as zamindar, and in 1910 it was arranged to make part of his "family domain" a new native state with an area of 887 sq.
  • The zamindar himself is a creation of the Mahommedans, unknown to the early Hindu system.
  • The zamindar was conspicuous and useful; the village community and the cultivating ryot did not force themselves into notice.
  • The zamindar seemed a solvent person, capable of keeping a contract; and his official position as tax-collector was confused with the proprietary rights of an English landlord.

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