Definition of Moghul

1. Noun. A member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857.

Exact synonyms: Mogul
Generic synonyms: Ruler, Swayer

Definition of Moghul

1. Noun. A head of the Mongolian dynasty founded by Zah?r-ud-D?n Muhammed B?bur (1483-1530) which controlled large parts of southern Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries. ¹

2. Noun. (context: now historical) A Mongol or Mongolian, especially a member or follower of the Moghul dynasty. ¹

3. Noun. An important or successful person; a magnate. (Now usually as (term mogul)) ¹

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Definition of Moghul

1. mogul [n -S] - See also: mogul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moghul

Moebius bands
Moebius strip
Moebius strips
Moehringia lateriflora
Moehringia mucosa
Moeller's disease
Moeller's glossitis
Mogen David
Mogen clamp
Mogul empire
Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi
Mohammedan calendar

Literary usage of Moghul

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"If, now, we take a rapid survey of the course and constitution of the moghul empire, we find that it differed in no material respect from the ordinary type ..."

2. Early Records of British India: A History of the English Settlements in by James Talboys Wheeler (1878)
"The moghul empire in India had been the growth MOBM empire ^ r in India. of the ... The real founder of the moghul empire was the celebrated Akbar. ..."

3. India and the Frontier States of Afghanistan, Nipal and Burma by James Talboys Wheeler, Edgar Saltus (1899)
"CHAPTER VII moghul EMPIRE—CIVILIZATION AD 1600 TO 1730 THE history of the reigns of moghul sovereigns throws but little light upon the condition of the ..."

4. History of the Mahrattas by James Grant Duff (1878)
"... for saving his booty—attacks tlie moghul troops, and defeats them. ... of the moghul possessions—his defensive system disapproved by Dilere Khan, ..."

5. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1881)
"The Shah suspected that the journey of the moghul Emperor to Kashmir was a blind ... The old rivalry between Persia and the moghul was intensified by the ..."

6. The Rise and Expansion of the British Dominion in India by Alfred Comyn Lyall (1894)
"During the flourishing period of the moghul empire its outposts were at Kabul and Kandahar; but towards the end of Aurangzeb's reign his garrisons had been ..."

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