- (in British India) a landlord required to pay a land tax to the government.
- (in Mogul India) a collector of farm revenue, who paid a fixed sum on the district assigned to him.
Origin of zamindar
Examples from the Web for zamindar
Historical Examples of zamindar
The husbands accept as their own any children their wives may bear to the Zamindar.
Adultery within the caste, or with the Zamindar, is tolerated.
He wished he had stripped the zamindar whom he had left on the ground.
As in the old days, every soldier in our host shall become a zamindar.
The missy sahib whom you saved from the zamindar has a father in Delhi, but she knows not where.
- (in India) the owner of an agricultural estate