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SIRAJ-UD-DAULA

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SIRAJ-UD-DAULA (noun)
  The noun SIRAJ-UD-DAULA has 1 sense:

1. Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plassey by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive (1728-1757)

  Familiarity information: SIRAJ-UD-DAULA used as a noun is very rare.


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SIRAJ-UD-DAULA (noun)


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Meaning:

Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plassey by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive (1728-1757)

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Nouns denoting people

Instance hypernyms:

full general; general (a general officer of the highest rank)


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