Meaning of nawab

na•wab

Pronunciation: (nu-wob', -wôb'), [key]
— n.
  1. a viceroy or deputy governor under the former Mogul empire in India.
  2. an honorary title conferred upon Muslims of distinction in India and Pakistan.
  3. nabob (def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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