nabob

[n] - a wealthy man (who made his fortune in the Orient)
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nabob

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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Nabob

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 Mogul empire. 2. One who returns to Euro...
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nabob

noun a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
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Nabob

• (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 wealth. • (n.) A deputy or viceroy in India; a ...
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Nabob

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 originally designated governors administering Indian p...
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Nabob

[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, and subsequently by Kraft Foods in 1994. The nam...
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Nabob

[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

A nabob b is an Anglo-Indian term for a conspicuously wealthy man who made his fortune in the Orient, especially in the Indian subcontinent. It also refers to an East India Company servant who had become wealthy through corrupt trade and other practices. Nabob literally means `deputy governor` or `viceroy` in the Mughal Empire rule of India. T...
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