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Jat

 (jät)
n.
A member of a peasant caste residing in the Punjab and other areas of northern India and Pakistan, comprising Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh groups.

[Hindi jāṭ, from Middle Indic *jaṭṭa-; probably akin to Sanskrit Jartikaḥ, name of a tribe.]

Jat

(dʒɑːt)
n, pl Jat or Jats
(Peoples) a member of an Indo-European people widely dispersed throughout N India

Jat

(dʒɑt, dʒɔt)

n.
a member of an agricultural caste or cluster of castes of the Punjab, Haryana, and adjacent parts of NW India and Pakistan.
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Noun1.Jat - a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and SikhsJat - a member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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He narrates how uprisings broke out amongst peasants and zamindars (proprietary rent receivers) against Mughal taxation policy and how these uprisings eventually were transformed into an open challenge of the empire and the erosion of imperial control over the region that allowed Badan Singh to form his kingdom at Bharatpur and consolidate power amongst the Jat people.