Definition of zilla in English:

zilla

(also zillah)

noun

  • An administrative district in India, containing several parganas.

    as modifier ‘the zilla parishad’
    • ‘A hundred metres from our farm, a village tank was de-silted recently by the zilla panchayat.’

Origin

From Persian and Urdu żila‘ ‘division’.

Pronunciation

zilla

/ˈzɪlə/