taluk

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From Urdu تعلّقہ, from Arabic علق.

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taluk (plural taluks)

  1. A hereditary estate in parts of India; subsequently, a administrative subdivision of a district.
    • 2015, Tridip Suhrud, translating Govardhanram Madhavram Tripathi, Sarasvatichandra I, Orient BlackSwan 2015, p. 46:
      Suvarnapur, Ratnanagari, a few other native states, and seven or eight taluks were under his jurisdiction.

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