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zamindari

or zemindary

[zam-in-dahr-ee, zem-, zuh-meen-] /ˌzæm ɪnˈdɑr i, ˌzɛm-, zə min-/
noun, plural zamis.
1.
(in British India) the system of landholding and tax collection by zamindars.
2.
(in British India) the office or territory held or administered by a zamindar.
3.
(in Mogul India) the system of collecting farm revenue, a fixed sum based on the assigned district.
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zamindari

/zəmiːnˈdɑːrɪ/
noun (pl) -is
1.
(in India) a large agricultural estate
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