[tah-loo k, tah-loo k]
- a hereditary estate.
- a subdivision of a revenue district.
Also ta·lu·ka, ta·loo·ka [tah-loo-kuh] /tɑˈlu kə/.
Origin of taluk
1790–1800; < Urdu ta'alluq estate < Arabic
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taluka or talooka (tɑːˈluːkə)
- a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
- a hereditary estate
C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic
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