1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Talukdar

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TALUKDAR (Hind. from talūk, district, and dār, holding), the name of (1) an official in the state of Hyderabad, India, equivalent to magistrate and collector, and (2) a landholder with peculiar tenures in various parts of India, particularly in Oude (see United Provinces).