3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mogul \Mo*gul"\, noun [From the Mongolian.]

1. A person of the Mongolian race.

2. Specifically: Any of the Mongolian peoples who conquered parts of India and established an empire lasting from 1526 to 1857. Also, any of their descendents. [PJC]

3. (Railroad) A heavy locomotive for freight traffic, having three pairs of connected driving wheels and a two-wheeled truck.

4. A great personage; magnate; autocrat; as, an industrial mogul. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Great Mogul}, or {Grand Mogul}, the sovereign of the empire founded in Hindustan by the Mongols under Baber in the sixteenth century. Hence, a very important personage; a lord; -- sometimes only {mogul} or {Moghul}. --Dryden. Moghul

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Moghul \Mo*ghul"\, Mogul \Mo*gul"\, prop. a. [See {Mogul}, noun.] Of or pertaining to the Moguls[2]; as, The Taj Mahal, the most beautiful piece of Mogul architecture, was built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his favorite wife. [PJC] Moghul empire

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a bump on a ski slope

2: a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857 [syn: {Mogul}, {Moghul}]

3: a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron" [syn: {baron}, {big businessman}, {business leader}, {king}, {magnate}, {mogul}, {power}, {top executive}, {tycoon}]

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