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NABOB, a corruption of the Hindostani nawab, originally used for native rulers. In the 18th century, when Clive's victories made Indian terms familiar in England, it began to be applied to Anglo-Indians who returned with fortunes from the East.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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