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[muh-rat-uh] /məˈræt ə/
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  • Perhaps the Khan supposed enough had been done to terrify the Mahratta people, and that the rest would follow upon negotiation.

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  • Thus, at six, he was able to speak English and Mahratta with equal facility.

  • The body of an Abyssinian was lying among the flowers, and another of a Mahratta near him.

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  • He is already, by far, the most powerful of the Mahratta princes.

  • During the minority of the new ruler of Mahratta the dignity and power of regent were conferred upon the Mama Sahib.

  • That is easy enough, as it differs but little from the ordinary Mahratta's dress.

  • Moro had an intimate acquaintance with the Mahratta gentry of the Dekhan, and he was despatched to canvass them.

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  • But the event of the third Mahratta war (1817-18) was not for a moment doubtful.

    A History of England Charles Oman
  • Like most Mahratta Princes of that time, he was very imperfectly educated.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • Meanwhile the Mahratta empire was falling into the hands of Sindia.

    India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for Mahratta


a variant spelling of Maratha
Derived Forms
Mahratti, noun, adjective
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