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British Dictionary definitions for tahsil

tahsil

noun
  1. an administrative division of a zila in certain states in India

Word Origin

Urdu, from Arabic: collection
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Historical Examples

  • There is no administrative unit below the subdivision or tahsil.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4

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