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taluk

[tah-loo k, tah-loo k]
noun (in India)
  1. a hereditary estate.
  2. a subdivision of a revenue district.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for talooka

taluk

taluka or talooka (tɑːˈluːkə)

noun (in India)
  1. a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
  2. a hereditary estate
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Word Origin for taluk

C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic
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