Siraj-ud-daula

Definitions of Siraj-ud-daula
  1. noun
    Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plassey by a group of Indian nobles in alliance with Robert Clive (1728-1757)
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
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