Maratha

noun
Ma·​ra·​tha | \ mə-ˈrä-tə How to pronounce Maratha (audio) \
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Definition of Maratha

: a member of a people of the south central part of the subcontinent of India

First Known Use of Maratha

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Maratha

Marathi Marāṭhā & Hindi Marhaṭṭā, from Sanskrit Mahārāṣṭra Maharashtra

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

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