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Definition of Thanadar
1. on officer in charge of a thana [n -S]
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Literary usage of Thanadar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Adventures of a Lady in Tartary, Thibet, China, & Kashmir. With an by Hervey (1853)
"... where the thanadar* resides, but I preferred remaining here. We passed a small camp half way, but I could not ascertain the names of the travellers. ..."
2. British Enactments in Force in Native States by India, Sir John Molesworth Macpherson, Albert Williams (1900)
"Court of the Wadhwan District thanadar. ... Court of the Datha thanadar. . . Court of the Political Superintendent, ..."
3. Where Three Empires Meet: A Narrative of Recent Travel in Kashmir, Western by Edward Frederick Knight (1895)
"But when the thanadar was sought for, that great man was never to be found. ... The owners protested gently, and spoke of the thanadar. ..."
4. The Englishman in India by Charles Raikes (1867)
"Before I had reached the thana I met the thanadar, with two other ... On seeing my white face, the thanadar's jaw fell, as, putting my hand into my pocket, ..."