Definition of Jamadar

1. n. Same as Jemidar.



Definition of Jamadar

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of jemadar) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jamadar

1. an Indian police officer [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jamadar

jam-packed
jam-packing
jam-packs
jam-pawncked
jam rag
jam rags
jam sandwich
jam sandwiches
jam session
jam sessions
jam tart
jam tarts
jam tomorrow
jamaat
jamaats
jamadar (current term)
jamadars
jamahiriyas
jamaica
jamaicine
jamais vu
jamb
jambalaya
jambalayas
jambe
jambeau
jambeaux
jambed
jambee
jambees

Literary usage of Jamadar

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

1. Târikh-i-Soraṭh: A History of the Provinces of Soraṭh and Hâlâr in Kâthiâwâd by Ranchodji Amarji, Divan of Junagadh Ranchodji Amarji (1882)
"DISMISSAL OF THE jamadar OMAR. ... when he saw the evil designs and foolish ambition of the JamAdAr, began to fear for his life, and sought aid from the ..."

2. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1829)
"And this deponent further saith, that at the time when the jamadar ... for the purpose of proceeding to Bombay with him, spoke to the said jamadar, ..."

3. Contemporary Forms of Slavery in Pakistan by Farhad Karim (1995)
"According to the jamadar his current debt is Rs.5000 [$150]. ... He met an Afghan jamadar who offered him an advance and a job at a brick-kiln. ..."

4. The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India, Its People by William Butler (1906)
"The jamadar was a large, heavy man, rigged out with a red ... When the magistrate had succeeded in quieting the perturbation of the poor jamadar, ..."

5. The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People by William Butler (1873)
"The jamadar was a large, heavy man, rigged out with a red ... When the magistrate had succeeded in quieting the perturbation of the poor jamadar, ..."

6. Târikh-i-Soraṭh: A History of the Provinces of Soraṭh and Hâlâr in Kâthiâwâd by Ranchodji Amarji, Divan of Junagadh Ranchodji Amarji (1882)
"DISMISSAL OF THE jamadar OMAR. ... when he saw the evil designs and foolish ambition of the JamAdAr, began to fear for his life, and sought aid from the ..."

7. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1829)
"And this deponent further saith, that at the time when the jamadar ... for the purpose of proceeding to Bombay with him, spoke to the said jamadar, ..."

8. Contemporary Forms of Slavery in Pakistan by Farhad Karim (1995)
"According to the jamadar his current debt is Rs.5000 [$150]. ... He met an Afghan jamadar who offered him an advance and a job at a brick-kiln. ..."

9. The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India, Its People by William Butler (1906)
"The jamadar was a large, heavy man, rigged out with a red ... When the magistrate had succeeded in quieting the perturbation of the poor jamadar, ..."

10. The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People by William Butler (1873)
"The jamadar was a large, heavy man, rigged out with a red ... When the magistrate had succeeded in quieting the perturbation of the poor jamadar, ..."

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