[n] - a wealthy man (who made his fortune in the Orient)
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18th- and 19th-century nickname for those who made their fortune in India, a corruption of the Mogul royal title nawab. The name became widespread when many `nabobs` returned to England and...
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Na'bob (nā'bŏb) noun [ Hind. nawāb , from Arabic nawāb , plural of nāïb a vicegerent, governor. Cf Nawab .] 1. A deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient ...
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noun a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
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• (n.) A deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient Mogul empire. • (n.) One who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great wealth. • (n.) One who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great we...
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[coffee] Nabob is a brand of coffee produced by Kraft Foods and sold in Canada. The Nabob Coffee Company originated in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1896, was the food manufacturing arm of Kelly Douglas Limited, house brand for Super-Valu Stores, and was purchased by Jacobs Suchard in 1976...
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[disambiguation] A nabob, an English form of "nawab", is a merchant-leader of high social status and wealth. Nabob may also refer to: ...
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Nabob was a term of derision applied in the 18th century to those East India Company servants who had amassed fortunes in India, sometimes unscrupulously, which they then used for bettering their economic and social positions in England. The term is corrupted from the Persian title nawab, which orig...
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A Nabob (Pronunciation:neɪbɒb) is an Anglo-Indian term for an East India Company servant who had become wealthy through corrupt trade and other practices. It also refers to a conspicuously wealthy man who made his fortune in the Orient - especially in the Indian subcontinent. Nabob literally mean...
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1) A wealthy man 2) Big cheese 3) Big shot 4) Big wheel 5) Bigwig 6) Biz vip 7) Business bigwig 8) Fat cat 9) Governor 10) Heavy hitter 11) High muck-a-muck 12) High-muck-a-muck 13) High-muckety-muck 14)
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