Mahratta
variant of Maratha

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mahratta — may refer to the Maratha caste, a ruling class of the Indian subcontinent the Maratha Empire Ships SS Mahratta (1865), lost in a collision with SS Victoria in 1887 in the River Hoogly. SS Mahratta (1892), lost on the Goodwin Sands in 1909. SS… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahratta — Mah*rat ta, n. [Hind. Marhat[=a], Marh[=a]tt[=a], the name of a famous Hindoo race, from the old Skr. name Mah[=a] r[=a]shtra.] One of a numerous people inhabiting the southwestern part of India. Also, the language of the Mahrattas; Mahrati. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mahratta — [mə rät′ə] n. var. of MARATHA …   English World dictionary

  • Mahratta — Marathi Ma*ra thi, Mahratta Mah*rat ta, prop. n. A Sanskritic language of western India, prob. descended from the Maharastri Prakrit, spoken by the Marathas and neighboring peoples. It has an abundant literature dating from the 13th century. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mahratta — Indien zur Zeit von Robert Clive um 1760. Staatsgebilde und Einflußgebiet der Marathen sind gelb dargestellt. Maratha, das Reich der Marathen, (Marathi: मराठा साम्राज्य, Marāṭhā Sāmrājya, Maratha Samrajya) war ein Staat in Zentralindien… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mahratta — /meuh rat euh/, n. Maratha. * * * …   Universalium

  • mahratta — ► sustantivo masculino LINGÜÍSTICA Lengua indoaria de la familia indoeuropea, hablada en el estado hindú de Maharashtra …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mahratta — n. native of Maharashtra (India) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mahratta — noun variant spelling of Maratha …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mahratta — Mah•rat•ta [[t]məˈræt ə[/t]] n. peo Maratha …   From formal English to slang

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