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British Dictionary definitions for darogha

darogha

noun (in India and Pakistan)
  1. a manager
  2. an inspector
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Word Origin

Urdu
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Examples from the Web for darogha

Historical Examples

  • The Marghnns also came in after two or three days, having beaten and chased their commandant (darogha).

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • The Darogha applied his key to the lock; it was opened, and the whole party rushed in and seized us.

    Confessions of a Thug

    Philip Meadows Taylor

  • It came at last; after some days of weary expectation, the order reached the Darogha, and it was quickly conveyed to me.

    Confessions of a Thug

    Philip Meadows Taylor