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Rajput

Rajpoot \Raj`poot"\, Rajput \Raj`put"\ (r[aum]j`p[=oo]t"), n. A Hindoo of the second, or royal and military, caste; a Kshatriya; especially, an inhabitant of the country of Rajpootana, in northern central India.

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Rajput

Rajput (from Sanskritraja-putra, "son of a king") is a member of one of the patrilineal clans of the Indian subcontinent. They rose to prominence from the late 6th century CE, and, until the 20th century, the Rajput rulers dominated many regions of central and northern India, including the eastern regions of present-day Pakistan.

The Rajput population and the former Rajput states are found spread through much of the subcontinent, particularly in north, west and central India. These areas include Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu, Kashmir, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Sindh.

Rajput (film)

Rajput is a Hindi film released in 1982. This is a multi-starrer movie directed by Vijay Anand.

Usage examples of "rajput".

I need at least fifteen thousand Rajputs to be in or around Ajmer when we arrive.

In 1182 the Chandel dynasty was overthrown by Prithwi Raj, the ruler of Ajmer and Delhi, after which the country remained in ruinous anarchy until the close of the 14th century, when the Bundelas, a spurious offshoot of the Garhwa tribe of Rajputs, established themselves on the right bank of the Jumna.

Dogras, Rajputs, Jats, Baluchis, Garhwalis clutched at the little pulleys over their cots, pulled themselves up with painful efforts, and saluted.

Khalid: some fugitive gene out of forgotten antiquity miraculously surfacing in him after a dormancy of centuries, the eye of a Gandharan sculptor, of a Rajput architect, a Gujerati miniaturist coming to the fore in him after passing through all those generations of the peasantry.

The Jats took the side of the government, while the Gujars and Mussulman Rajputs were most actively hostile.

Rajputs, Bundoolas, Patans, men of Oudh, Sindies--men who have the lust of battle and loot, all flock to the Pindari Chief.

For all Sanga's courtesy and stiff honor, there was something about the Rajput king—something that went beyond his towering stature and tigerish frame—that made the Malwa general think of the asuras of the ancient chronicles and legends.

For all Sanga's courtesy and stiff honor, there was something about the Rajput king—something that went beyond his towering stature and tigerish frame—that made the Malwa general think of the asuras of the ancient chronicles and legends.

A moment later, the youth was on his horse and cantering toward the Rajput camp a short distance away.

If we charge down that slope, we'll be completely out of position when the Rajputs hit us.

All Rajput cavalrymen, except your escort and a few couriers, have been charged with the task of patrolling the outskirts of the city.

The Malwa army could flounder, and the Rajputs and Ye-tai thrash about in aimless pursuit, but the couriers would save the day.

The Rajput had been so preoccupied when he entered the imperial chamber that he had not spotted him.

But, compared to any other setting in which the Rajput kinglet had ever seen his sovereign, the chamber was almost stark and bare.