Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • If the offer of the zamindar was not deemed satisfactory, another contractor was substituted in his place.
  • The zamindar himself is a creation of the Mahommedans, unknown to the early Hindu system.
  • The same English prejudice which made a landlord of the zamindar could recognize nothing but a tenantat-will in the ryot.
  • The prevailing system throughout the Madras presidency is the ryotwari, which takes the cultivator or peasant proprietor as its rent-paying unit, somewhat as the Bengal system takes the zamindar.