a dynasty of central India, ruling a.d. c500–753, and restored a.d. 973–1190.
- Cha·lu·kyan, adjective
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How to use Chalukya in a sentence
Here they were generally called Chalukya, though in northern India the name Solankhi is more common.
The earliest notices that we have of the family are contained in the western Chalukya inscriptions.Castes and Tribes of Southern India | Edgar Thurston
With his death, however, the Chalukya power began to decline.