Definition of Dewans
1. dewan [n] - See also: dewan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dewans
dewans (current term)
Literary usage of Dewans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Speeches of the Managers and Counsel in the Trial of Warren Hastings by Warren Hastings, Edward Augustus Bond, Great Britain Parliament (1860)
"with respect to such provincial dewans and ... by the dewans of the Committee.” the Directors be accordingly directed to address the Persian ..."
2. Indian Records: With a Commercial View of the Relations Between the British (1870)
"... will show that the dewans who were appointed under the ... the Government control over the appointment of the dewans (who had had the disbursement of ..."
3. Medals and Decorations of the British Army and Navy by John Horsley Mayo (1897)
"The recommendations of the Commissioner include— ' 2 Gold Medals and Chains for the two dewans, valued at Rs. 400 each. ' 12 do. and Chains at half that ..."
4. The Ruling Chiefs of Western India and the Rajkumar College by Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan (1904)
"It is sometimes said that small States cannot afford to employ highly paid dewans. But when the interests of the State and the Chief are kept in view it is ..."
5. Transactions in India, from the Commencement of the French War in Seventeen by John Moir (1786)
"The dewans alfo ... fits at the meeting of the Councils of Revenue, and is the channel of communication between the Board and the dewans, ..."