Taluk

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Taluk A large estate; esp., one constituting a revenue district or dependency the native proprietor of which is responsible for the collection and payment of the public revenue due from it.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n taluk In India, a dependency or subdivision of a district subject to revenue collection by a native officer; also, an estate or tract of proprietary land the revenues of which are under the management of a talukdar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Taluk ta-lōōk′ in south and western India, a subdivision of a district presided over as regards revenue matters by a tahsīldār—in Bengal, a tract of proprietary land
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ar. ta'lluq,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Hind.

Usage

In literature:

In 1881 they numbered only 163 persons and were found in Darhwa, Mehkar and Chikhli taluks.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
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