[si-rahj-oo d-dou-luh] /sɪˈrɑdʒ ʊdˈdaʊ lə/
1728?–57, nawab of Bengal 1756–57.
?1728–57, Indian leader who became the Great Mogul’s deputy in Bengal (1756); opponent of English colonization. He captured Calcutta (1756) from the English and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta. He was defeated (1757) by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive
noun 1. (in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan) a military chief or leader. 2. (formerly) the British commander of the Egyptian army. noun 1. a general or military leader in Pakistan and India 2. (formerly) the title of the British commander in chief of the Egyptian Army 3. a variant spelling of sardar
noun 1. a town and resort on the Isle of Man, capital of the island, on the E coast. Pop: 25 347 (2001) noun 1. C(lifford) H(ugh). 1879–1952, British economist, who originated the theory of social credit 2. Gavin. ?1474–1522, Scottish poet, the first British translator of the Aeneid 3. Keith (Castellain). 1920–44, British poet, […]
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noun 1. the male parent of a quadruped. 2. a respectful term of address, now used only to a male sovereign. 3. Archaic. a father or forefather. a person of importance or in a position of authority, as a lord. verb (used with object), sired, siring. 4. to beget; procreate as the father. noun 1. […]