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Mewar

[me-wahr] /mɛˈwɑr/
noun
1.
Udaipur (def 2).
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  • Let us, therefore, be thankful that the capital of Mewar is hard to reach.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • There are stories connected with the House of Amet, which are told in Mewar to-day.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • His chiefs were out of hand, and Chitor was the heart and brain of Mewar; so he marched thither, and the Gods were against him.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Sunrise on the plains of Mewar is an especially brutal affair.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Here I saw the wonderful old fortress, with its noble entrance gate, and the ancient town of Chitor, once the capital of Mewar.

  • Kim ducked under a Mewar camel-driver's greasy armpit and cannoned off a covey of jabbering Sikh matrons.

    Kim Rudyard Kipling
  • For two centuries, saith Tod, Mewar flourished exceedingly and was the paramount kingdom of all Rajasthan.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • The holder of the estate is styled rawat, and is one of the first-class nobles of Mewar.

  • The Ranas and the Mewar nobility were depicted hunting in the local landscape, watching elephant fights or moving in procession.

British Dictionary definitions for Mewar

Mewar

/mɛˈwɑː/
noun
1.
another name for Udaipur (sense 1)
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