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Rajput

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

is a name employed in three ways: to indicate members of the Ksatriya (warrior) Hindu caste; to denote in a

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Predominantly Hindi warrior caste from nw India. They became powerful in the 7th century ad gaining control of an historic

Rājpūts

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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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 ... More
Rajputs

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Rulers in Rājputana (now Rājasthan) in India. They were Kṣatriyas who rose to prominence before and during the Gupta dynasty

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya descent.

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