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Rājpūts (‘ sons of kings’, Skt.: rāja-putra—‘king's son’) 

A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

A generic term for the approximately twelve million members of a number of clans claiming ancient kṣatriya status, based in what is now Rajasthan. They may have been descended from the Huns, or other invaders from the north, but, with their rise to political prominence in the 9th and 10th centuries ... ...

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