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caste system

the rigid Hindu system of hereditary social distinctions based on castes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The origin of the caste system, formulated by the great legislator Manu, was admirable.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • But the Hindus, with their caste system, would have none of it and drove it out.

    A Tour of the Missions Augustus Hopkins Strong
  • Idolatry, the caste system, and the many forms of degradation of women are of later growth.

  • The Hindu caste system has been transferred too much into the Christian fold.

  • The most pernicious product of the Hindu religion is the caste system.

    The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan
  • Her caste system is the outcome of this spirit of toleration.

    Nationalism Rabindranath Tagore
  • And yet it showed a tendency toward a mechanical division which later grew into the caste system.

  • In this we have the germs of the caste system so well known in India.

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