Definition of Rajput in English:


Syllabification: Raj·put
Pronunciation: /ˈräjˌpo͝ot, ˈräZH-


A member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya descent.
More example sentences
  • It is an ancient ritual practiced by a warrior race of India called Rajputs.
  • The Rajputs fought back, during which groups of people were displaced or forced to move out of desolated areas.
  • It is no wonder that the Mongols and other Turkic speaking people were able to form relationships with Rajputs so very easily.


from Hindi rājpūt, from Sanskrit rājan 'king' + putra 'son'.

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