Gupta

adjective
Gup·​ta | \ ˈgüptə, ˈgu̇p- \

Definition of Gupta

: of or relating to a dynasty of Brahman kings of northern India of the 4th to the 7th centuries and especially to the art forms (as in religious sculpture or temple architecture) that characterized the period of that dynasty and spread from India into other eastern countries (as Ceylon and China)

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Gupta, dynasty of kings of northern India

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“Gupta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gupta. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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