/ (ˈsuːbɑː) /
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noun (in India)
a province in the Mogul empire
another word for subadar
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Word Origin for subah
C18: via Urdu and Persian from Arabic sūba province
Words nearby subah
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How to use subah in a sentence
Ere to-morrow's sunset the Philistines will be here, led by Hassan Subah himself.Alroy|Benjamin Disraeli
Then our president Mr. Drake has acted in the weakest possible way; the very way to encourage the Subah.
I apprehend no immediate difficulty with the new Subah, although 'tis true there have been little vexations.
In the 18th century it formed a part of the subah of Korah, and was under the government of the wazir of Oudh.
To all these he adds another sum of one hundred thousand pounds, received as a present from the Subah of Oude.