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ˈkʃæ tri əksha·triya

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kshatriyanoun

    a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste

Wiktionary

  1. kshatriyanoun

    The second-highest of the four castes or varnas in traditional Indian society: the warrior or military caste. (Plural: kshatriya.)

    Etymology: From क्षत्रिय, from क्षत्र. Related to satrap.

  2. kshatriyanoun

    A member of this caste.

    Etymology: From क्षत्रिय, from क्षत्र. Related to satrap.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kshatriyanoun

    alt. of Kshatruya

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  1. Kshatriya

    Kshatriya, from Kshatra, is one of the four varnas in Hinduism. Traditionally, Kshatriya constitute the ruling and military elite of the Vedic-Hindu social system, as outlined by the Vedas and the Laws of Manu. They were in charge of the protection of the Hindu society by fighting in wartime and governing in peacetime.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kshatriya

    kshat′ri-ya, n. the second or military caste among the Brahmanic Hindus.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. kshatriya

    The second or military caste in the social system of the Brahmanical Hindus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kshatriya in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kshatriya in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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