Another posts

petit treason stand firm meaning run over definition bize definition meritable definition knoller definition how to use a peg float untainted definition define unconfined transgression used in a sentence civic leaders definition homeward bound definition define abhorring define writ large castaway ithaca hyrcanian sea fen sucked duster garment inverted arch definition of cannonading electrophone examples coniferous tree examples what does confraternity mean ofter definition proportioned definition wraithlike definition haul away definition inundation sentence bottle girl definition john newman torrent what is draffish



  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bigha A measure of land in India, varying from a third of an acre to an acre.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bigha Same as bega.
    • ***


In literature:

In the meantime he has my five bighas of land in mortgage, and I serve him in the cultivation.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
The hundred bighas of land which he has got from the zemindar are all covered with standing ripe corn.
"Folk-Tales of Bengal" by Lal Behari Day