Etymology 1


nizam (plural nizams)

(historical) The hereditary sovereign of Hyderabad, a former state of India. [from 18th c.]

Etymology 2


nizam (plural nizams)

(obsolete) The Turkish regular army; a soldier in the Turkish army. [19th c.]


• Mainz, Manzi, Nzima

Source: Wiktionary

Ni*zam", n. Etym: [Hind. & Ar. nizam order, a ruler, fr. Ar. nazama arrange, govern.]

Definition: The title of the native sovereigns of Hyderabad, in India, since 1719.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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