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A member of any of several powerful Hindu landowning and military lineages inhabiting northern and central India.

[Hindi rājpūt, from Sanskrit rājaputraḥ, king's son : rājā, king; see raja + putraḥ, son.]


(ˈrɑːdʒpʊt) or


(Hinduism) Hinduism one of a Hindu military caste claiming descent from the Kshatriya, the original warrior caste
[C16: from Hindi, from Sanskrit rājan king; see raj]


(ˈrɑdʒ put)

a member of a landowning caste or cluster of castes of NW India, esp. of Rajasthan and adjacent parts of the Gangetic plain and Himalayan foothills.
[1590–1600; < Hindi, = Skt rāj king (see raj) + putra son]
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Noun1.Rajput - a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern IndiaRajput - a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India
Hindoo, Hindu, Hindustani - a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
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Then Purun Bhagat smiled, for he remembered that his mother was of Rajput Brahmin birth, from Kulu way--a Hill-woman, always home-sick for the snows--and that the least touch of Hill blood draws a man in the end back to where he belongs.
In a classy field which included 38-time ISSF medalist and Hungarian Rifle legend Peter Sidi, Rio Olympic Bronze medalist Alexis Reynauld of France and Air Rifle Gold medalist Istvan Peni, also of Hungary besides India's champion 3P exponent Sanjeev Rajput, Sheoran's performance in tough conditions belied his age and experience.
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At the last captain Mansoor Rawal And Coach Ali Hassan Unar got a trophy and ten thousands cash from the prominent personality Imtaiz Rahoo sahib and runner trophy handed over the captain Tamoor Rajput of Shahenshah team.
Based on the poemPadmavatby 16th-century poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi's, the film wasembroiled in controversies in India after protests from a Rajput outfit Shri Rajput Karni Sena over allegations that the movie distorts historical facts and dents the pride of the Rajput community.
IANS Jaipur The Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Friday announced it has decided to take back its protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat, stating the movie glorifies the valour of the Rajputs.
The Bollywood movie that created much hype before its release owing to the backlash from the Rajput community in India, Padmaavat has finally been released worldwide.
Acting Managing Director of SSGC, Amin Rajput has said that the Company welcomes fresh engineering graduates to apply for SSGC's Emerging Leadership Program that offers excellent career opportunities and a constant stream of quality projects.
Members of Rajput community stage a demonstration against the release of upcoming film Padmavat in Bhopal yesterday.
HYDERABAD -- The ritual last of eminent sports organizer and President of Hyderabad District Cycling Association Razaullah Rajput held here on Friday at Mir Fazal Town Graveyard in presence of large number of relatives, friends, politicians and sportsmen.
The walk was led by Deputy Commissioner Wajid Ali Shah and District Police Officer Nasir Mukhtar Rajput.
Members of Rajput community attend a protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Padmavati' in Mumbai, India, on November 20, 2017.