Ressaldar Res"sal*dar, n. [Hind. ris[=a]ld[=a]r, fr. ris[=a]lt[=a]troop of horse + Per. d[=a]r holding.] (Mil.) In the Anglo-Indian army, a native commander of a ressala. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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