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[rahj-poo-tah-nuh] /ˌrɑdʒ pʊˈtɑ nə/
a former region in NW India, now making up the principal part of Rajasthan. Unabridged
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  • The state is traversed by the Rajputana railway, with branches to Agra and Delhi.

  • Those swords were as much made for use as a Rajputana sabre.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Could they spend a wander-year in Rajputana—the cities, the desert, the Aravallis: his father painting—he writing?

    Far to Seek Maud Diver
  • Rajputana (12,016), an extensive tract of country in the NW.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Its nests have also been taken in Rajputana, Katywar, and Cutch.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • Then, in a second, it was evident why Raputs do not rule in Rajputana.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • Portions of the state are crossed by the Bombay & Baroda and the Rajputana railways.

  • He must have been the Solomon of Rajputana, for through the forty-four years of his reign his "wisdom remained with him."

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • It is difficult to write of a nickel-plated civilisation set down under the immemorial Aravalis in the first state of Rajputana.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Jodhpur differs from the other States of Rajputana in that its Royalty are peculiarly accessible to an inquiring public.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for Rajputana


a former group of princely states in NW India: now mostly part of Rajasthan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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