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NABOB noun

Definition of nabob (noun)

  1. a governor in India during the Mogul empire
    • "The nabob was known for his wise and fair administration."
    • "During the Mogul Empire, a nabob's authority was absolute in his province."
    • "The nabob lived in an opulent palace, surrounded by guards and attendants."
    • synonyms: nawab
  2. a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
    • "In our small town, the factory owner is considered a nabob."
    • "Nabobs of the tech industry often have extravagant lifestyles."
    • "He lived like a nabob, despite his modest beginnings."
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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