The difference between zamindar and landlord
is that "zamindar" is an Indian landowner who collected local taxes and paid them to the British government and "landlord" is a person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo.
- (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, now historical) An Indian landowner who collected local taxes and paid them to the British government.
- Indian princes, zamindars and industrialists engaged him as their counsel and paid him whatever he asked for as fees.
- Thus it happened that the approach of the Ibis was witnessed by Raja Neel Rattan Halder, the zemindar of Raskhali, who was on board the palatial barge with his eight-year-old son and a sizeable retune of attendants.
- The power of the zamindars, who were mainly Brahmin or Rajput, was challenged in a series of peasant movements between 1919 and 1921, when Charan Singh was in his late teens.
- A person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo.
- (chiefly Britain) The owner or manager of a public house.
- (person who rents something): lessor
- (owner or manager of a public house): publican
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