Rajasthan

[rah-juh-stahn]
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Contemporary Examples of rajasthan

  • Several, including a future chief minister of the state of Rajasthan, Vijayaraje Scindia, “were laughing in great delight.”

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    India’s Shameful Day: Dec. 6, 1992

    Dilip D’Souza

    December 9, 2012

  • In 1957, Rambagh Palace was the first of the royal residences in Rajasthan to become a hotel.

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    Living Like a Maharajah

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    January 22, 2010

  • The original architect in the 1830s was Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob, who was a British army officer and state engineer for Rajasthan.

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Historical Examples of rajasthan

  • 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

    Talbot Mundy

  • 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

Rajasthan

noun
  1. 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)
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