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Gupta

[goo p-tuh, guhp-] /ˈgʊp tə, ˈgʌp-/
noun
1.
a dynasty of N India (a.d. 320–540) whose court was the center of classical Indian art and literature.
2.
the empire of this dynasty, encompassing all of N India and Gujarat.
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Gupta

/ˈɡʌptə/
noun
1.
the dynasty ruling northern India from the early 4th century to the late 6th century ad: the period is famous for achievements in art, science, and mathematics
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Word Origin and History for Gupta

4c.-6c. North Indian dynasty, from Chandragupta, name of the founder.

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