Definition of Bigha

1. n. A measure of land in India, varying from a third of an acre to an acre.



Definition of Bigha

1. Noun. A measure of land in India, varying from a third of an acre to an acre. ¹

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Definition of Bigha

1. an Indian land measure [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigha

biggerness
biggers
biggest
biggety
biggie
biggies
biggin
bigging
bigging up
biggings
biggins
biggish
biggity
biggs
biggy
bigha (current term)
bighas
bighead
bigheaded
bigheads
bighearted
bigheartedly
bigheartedness
bighorn
bighorn-sheep
bighorn sheep
bighorns
bight
bighted
bighting

Literary usage of Bigha

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1. Famine aspects of Bengal districts by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1874)
"In the Lalbagh subdivision not a single bigha of rice- •.producing land probably pays rent at that rate; and within the sadr, or headquarters subdivision, ..."

2. The Rent Question in Bengal by Parbati Churn Roy (1883)
"(7) Sali siyam, present rent Rs. 2 a bigha; rent twenty years ago Re 1-8 annas a bigha: rent about the time of the Permanent Settlement 8 annas a ..."

3. Final Report on the First Regular Settlement of the Simla District in the Punjab by E. G. Wace (1884)
"( ) The origin of tho bigha I cannot trace ; probably it was applied originally only ... This is less than the Umballa bigha ; at least, I thought it was, ..."

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