Definition of pargana in English:

pargana

noun

  • A group of villages or a subdivision of a district in India.

    • ‘Loyalties towards village and pargana sometimes override caste loyalties, and so there are hurdles in the way of their marriage, Teeha is the finest weaver in the district and a man of great physical courage.’

Origin

Urdu, literally ‘district’.

Pronunciation

pargana

/pəˈɡʌnə/