Definition of Rajput in English:

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Rajput

Pronunciation: /ˈräjˌpo͝ot/ /ˈräZH-/

noun

A member of a Hindu military caste claiming Kshatriya descent.
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.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: Raj·put

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