Kshatriya

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noun Ksha·tri·ya \ˈksha-trē-ə, ˈcha-\

Definition of Kshatriya

  1. :  a Hindu of an upper caste traditionally assigned to governing and military occupations

Origin and Etymology of kshatriya

Sanskrit kṣatriya, from kṣatra dominion — more at check


First Known Use: 1794


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