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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"
References in classic literature ?
King of my fields,' -this to the small son - 'let us show these holy men that we Jats of Jullundur can pay a service .
The Jats are called quarrel-some, but that is not true.
We Jats are all buffaloes,' said the Kamboh, softening anew.
They are all most holy and - most greedy,' said the Jat with bitterness.
Three years ago he would have made prompt profit on the situation and gone his way without a thought; but now, the very respect the Jat paid him proved that he was a man.
Do not forget the child,' cried the importunate Jat over his shoulder, and then bellowed in Punjabi; 'O Holy One - O disciple of the Holy One - O Gods above all the Worlds -behold affliction sitting at the gate
Hardly had the tall figure shown in the doorway than the Jat ran before him, and, lifting up the child, cried: 'Look upon this, Holy One; and if the Gods will, he lives - he lives
Wait here,' said the lama, and he sat down by the Jat upon the lowest step of the temple, while Kim, looking out of the corner of his eyes, slowly opened the little betel-box.
But the price - the price,' said the Jat, and threw back his sturdy shoulders.
my children, the Mugger knows--the Mugger knows--and my Malwah Jats are a good people
Khattar had invited Malik to hold talks with the Jats, who had threatened to disrupt the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief's proposed rally.
There were chances that some agitators would cause damage to roads, railway tracks, water sources and power houses in view of the stay order by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on the Haryana government's decision to grant reservation to Jats and five other communities in jobs and educational institutions under the newly- created backward class ' C' category," Pandurang said.