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Moguls

[ (moh-guhlz; mooh-guhlz) ]
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A Muslim dynasty, originally Turkish but strongly influenced by Persia, that ruled India in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The Taj Mahal is an example of Mogul influence in India.

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The name “mogul” is sometimes applied to a great personage or magnate. For example, the founders of the major Hollywood studios often have been called “moguls.”

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