Definition of Sircar

1. n. A Hindoo clerk or accountant.



Definition of Sircar

1. Noun. (India) A Hindu clerk or accountant. ¹

2. Noun. (India) A district or province; a circar. ¹

3. Noun. (India) The government; the supreme authority of the state. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sircar

1. the government [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sircar

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sips
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sipuleucel
sipunculacea
sipunculan
sipunculans
sipunculid
sipunculoid
sipunculoidea
sipunculoids
sira
siras
sircar (current term)
sircars
sirdar
sirdars
sire
sired
siredon
siree
sirees
siren
siren call
siren song
siren songs
sirene

Literary usage of Sircar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept, Charles Umpherston Aitchison (1892)
"Since then the English obtained possession of several places belonging to the sircar, such as the islands of Salsette and Ouran, ..."

2. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"Since then the English obtained possession of several places belonging to the sircar, ... matters were to go on between the Company and the Mahratta sircar. ..."

3. Our Faithful Ally, the Nizam: Being an Historical Sketch of Events, Showing by Hastings Fraser (1865)
"... 2,61856 6 9 sircar Beer 6,06360 0 9 Souba of Bidur, sircar ... servants of R«o Pundit sircar Parinda _ 28301 11 9 ..."

4. Our Faithful Ally, the Nizam: Being an Historical Sketch of Events, Showing by Hastings Fraser (1865)
"... 4,27047 3 0 sircar of Parinda 3,50644 « 9 sircar ... 1,23637 11 3 sircar Beer ; 1000 0 0 Souba of Bidur, sircar ..."

5. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by John Henry Newman, James Shergold Boone (1812)
"One of the treaties was kept by the sircar, and the other was given to the ... you have taken with you the money and goods (of the sircar,} and alfo the ..."

6. The Asiatic Annual Register: Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of edited by Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel (1811)
"Whatever money,goods, or cattle, belonging to the sircar, may be in our possession, we will deliver up the same ; and if we should lake with us to the value ..."

7. Essays, Speeches, Addresses and Writings, (on Indian Politics,) of the Hon by Dadabhai Naoroji, Chunilal Lallubhai Parekh (1887)
"sircar will give orders as he likes. 3. sircar will spend as much as he likes ... Orders are to be from sircar and power for Dadabhai.t Of the above matters ..."

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