nabob nabob  /ˈnæ bɑb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a governor in India during the Mogul empire
  2. (n) a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)

Usage(s):

  1. The Prefect, who is nabob of the sergents de ville, or policemen, ordered his force of men to guard the street corners in the busiest sections of the city.
  2. Hollywood is in the dreadful predicament of a pauperized nabob suddenly reduced to four limousines.
  3. Homely though the cargoes be, they bring a nabob's revenues to the ship owners.

News

  1. Flags at Half-Staff for Firefighter

    SALEM, Ore. — On Saturday, flags across Oregon will be lowered to half-staff in honor of a White City firefighter who died while on assignment at a wildfire in Siskiyou County. Oscar Montano-Garcia was working the Nabob Fire, just a few miles south of Applegate Lake. He died of a heart attack, according to his … Continue reading »
    on August 30, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

  2. Medford firefighter collapses, dies on California wildfire duty

    The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says Oscar Montano-Garcia of Medford collapsed Sunday during a lunch break while assigned to the Nabob fire in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. Emergency personnel were unable to revive him.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. Gov. Kitzhaber orders flags at half-staff in honor of Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia

    SALEM, Ore. -- Flags at all public institutions will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday in honor of a Medford firefighter who died earlier this week. Oscar Montano-Garcia, 5, was working on the Nabob Fire south of Applegate Lake when he died. ...
    on August 30, 2013     Source: KTVL Medford

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