Ghulam

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For other uses of "Ghulam", see Ghulam (disambiguation).
"Gholam" redirects here. For the village in Iran, see Gholam, Iran.

Ghulam (Arabic: غلام ‎‎, Bengali: গোলাম ) is an Arabic word meaning servant, boy, youth. It is used to describe young servants in paradise. It is also used to refer to slave-soldiers in the Abbasid, Ottoman, Safavid and to a lesser extent, Mughal empires, as described in the article Ghilman, which is the plural form of the word.

It can be used as the first element of a Muslim male given name, meaning servant of .. or, in modern times, as an independent surname.

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