Definition of Jawan

1. Noun. (India) a private soldier or male constable.

Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Generic synonyms: Indian, Soldier



Definition of Jawan

1. Noun. (India) An infantryman; a soldier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jawan

1. a soldier of India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jawan

jaw bone
jaw cysts
jaw fixation techniques
jaw fractures
jaw harp
jaw harps
jaw jerk
jaw joint
jaw muscle
jaw neoplasms
jaw reflex
jaw relation record
jaw repositioning
jaw skeleton
jaw winking
jawan (current term)
jawans
jawar
jawari
jawaris
jawbation
jawbations
jawblock
jawblocking
jawbone
jawboned
jawboner
jawboners
jawbones
jawboning

Literary usage of Jawan

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1. The Fall of the Moghul Empire: An Historical Essay, Being a New Ed. of The by Henry George Keene (1876)
"Najib-ud-Daulah and jawan Bakht.—The Jats. ... heir to the throne, and placed that prince's eldest son, Mirza jawan Bakht, in the nominal charge of affairs, ..."

2. The Fall of the Moghul Empire: An Historical Essay by Henry George Keene (1876)
"Najib-ud-Daulah and jawan Bakht.—The Jats. ... heir to the throne, and placed that prince's eldest son, Mirza jawan Bakht, in the nominal charge of affairs, ..."

3. Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency by Bombay (India : State) (1879)
"For a short time after Momin Khan's death, power (1743) passed into the hands of Fida-ud-din Khan. It was then usurped by jawan Mard Khan, and he, ..."

4. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments: Now by Richard Francis Burton, Kama̜ Shastra society, Benares (1885)
"But jawan said, " Hold thy tongue and talk not so unpleasantly." Then he stretched out his hand to the dish ... Then jawan the Kurd put out his hand (which ..."

5. An Oriental Biographical Dictionary by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1894)
"jawan C^'^-), the poetical appellation of Mirza Qazim ... jawan Bakht, Mirza (tï-^r {•}$>- the youngest son of Bahadur Shah, the ex-king of ..."

6. Life of Warren Hastings, First Governor-general of India by George Bruce Malleson (1894)
"Prince jawan Bakht, whose whole soul revolted against the insults to which the ... But there was a fascination about the demeanour of jawan Bakht which, ..."

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