Kshatriya

noun
Ksha·​tri·​ya | \ ˈksha-trē-ə How to pronounce Kshatriya (audio) , ˈcha- How to pronounce Kshatriya (audio) \

Definition of Kshatriya

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

First Known Use of Kshatriya

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kshatriya

Sanskrit kṣatriya, from kṣatra dominion — more at check

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The first known use of Kshatriya was in 1794

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“Kshatriya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kshatriya. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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