Guicowar of Baroda
Guicowar Gui"co*war, n. [Mahratta g[=a]ekw[=a]r, prop., a cowherd.] The title of the sovereign of Guzerat, in Western India; -- generally called the {Guicowar of Baroda}, which is the capital of the country. [1913 Webster]

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  • Guicowar — Gui co*war, n. [Mahratta g[=a]ekw[=a]r, prop., a cowherd.] The title of the sovereign of Guzerat, in Western India; generally called the {Guicowar of Baroda}, which is the capital of the country. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GUICOWAR —    the hereditary title of the Mahratta princes who rule over BARODA (q.v.), in Gujarat, East India …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Gaekwar — Gaek war, n. [Also Gaikwar, Guicowar.] [Marathi g[=a]ekw[=a]r, prop., a cowherd.] The title of the ruling Prince of Baroda, in Gujarat, in Bombay, India. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guzerat — (spr. Guserat, engl. Gujerat, spr. Gudscherat), 1) eine Provinz im westlichen Theile Vorderindiens, im N. vom Busen von Cutch u. Rajpootana, ist S. vom Indischen Ocean, dem Golf von Cambay u. Theilen der britischen Präsidentschaft Bombay, im O.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mahratten — (Maharatten), ein indisches Volk, ursprünglich die Bewohner der altindischen Landschaft Maharashra im centralen Indien, von der sie ihren Namen haben, seit dem 16. Jahrh. aber über einen großen Theil des mittleren Vorderindien als herrschender… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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