- a member of an Indo-Aryan people living mainly in northwestern India. In early times they offered vigorous resistance to the Muslim invaders of India.
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Examples from the Web for jat
From this we conclude—hypothetically—that the Jat warriors were supplemented by other tribes.Gipsy Life
Why, they did it even to the twice-born Brahmans, let alone a Jat.Strange Stories
The Jat burst into a roar of laughter, stifled with apologies to the lama.
It was a tin box of opium pills among the rubbish of the Jat's bundle.
Though standing in the midst of a Jat neighbourhood, the fort was first garrisoned by Gujars, and took the name of Gujrat.
- a member of an Indo-European people widely dispersed throughout N India
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