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Rajputana

[rahj-poo-tah-nuh] /ˌrɑdʒ pʊˈtɑ nə/
noun
1.
a former region in NW India, now making up the principal part of Rajasthan.
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  • Its nests have also been taken in Rajputana, Katywar, and Cutch.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • It also occurs in Rajputana and in the valley of the Ganges.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • Peafowl are objects of veneration in all the Native States of Rajputana.

    Jungle Folk Douglas Dewar
  • Those swords were as much made for use as a Rajputana sabre.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • The state is traversed for about 40 m. by the Rajputana railway.

  • Rajputana (12,016), an extensive tract of country in the NW.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Then, in a second, it was evident why Raputs do not rule in Rajputana.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • In Rajputana I have seen several statues of him in high boots and they are probably to be found elsewhere.

  • He must have been the Solomon of Rajputana, for through the forty-four years of his reign his "wisdom remained with him."

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • It is difficult to write of a nickel-plated civilisation set down under the immemorial Aravalis in the first state of Rajputana.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for Rajputana

Rajputana

/ˌrɑːdʒpʊˈtɑːnə/
noun
1.
a former group of princely states in NW India: now mostly part of Rajasthan
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