Definitions for rajputˈrɑdʒ put
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a member of a landowning caste or cluster of castes of NW India, esp. of Rajasthan and adjacent parts of the Gangetic plain and Himalayan foothills.
Origin of Rajput:
1590–1600; < Hindi, = Skt rāj king (see raj ) +putra son
a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India
A member of the Kshatriya Hindu caste
An inhabitant of Rajasthan
Any of an ethnic group in Pakistan and Northern India who converted to Sikhism or Islam as a result of the Sikh Wars
a Hindoo of the second, or royal and military, caste; a Kshatriya; especially, an inhabitant of the country of Rajpootana, in northern central India
Rajput is a member of one of the patrilineal clans of western, central, northern India and some parts of Pakistan. They claim to be descendants of ruling Hindu warrior classes of North India. Rajputs rose to prominence during the 6th to 12th centuries. Until the 20th century, Rajputs ruled in the "overwhelming majority" of the princely states of Rajasthan and Surashtra, where the largest number of princely states were found. The Rajput population and the former Rajput states are found spread through much of the subcontinent, particularly in north, west and central India. Populations are found in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu, Punjab, Sindh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
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