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[rah-juh-stahn] /ˈrɑ dʒəˌstɑn/
a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km).
Capital: Jaipur. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For two centuries, saith Tod, Mewar flourished exceedingly and was the paramount kingdom of all Rajasthan.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • I cannot do better than give the following quotation from Tod's Annals of Rajasthan.

    The Hindoos as they Are Shib Chunder Bose
  • The thumping ceased exactly underneath us, and a man began singing in the time-hallowed language of Rajasthan.

    Caves of Terror

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  • Only, in fact, in two Rajasthan States and then for only brief periods was there any major celebration of the Krishna theme.

British Dictionary definitions for Rajasthan


a state of NW India, bordering on Pakistan: formed in 1958; contains the Thar Desert in the west; now the largest state in India. Capital: Jaipur. Pop: 56 473 122 (2001). Area: 342 239 sq km (132 111 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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