The Kiplings and India: A Collection of Writings from British India, 1870-1900

Jamma-bundee (jummabundee)

the amount of land revenue due for a year, or a period of years, from a village, estate, or parcel of land. In the N.W.P [northwest provinces] it is specially applied to the annual village rent-roll, giving details of the holding of each cultivator ( Hobson-Jobson 469).

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