Maratha

noun Ma·ra·tha \mə-ˈrä-tə\
variants: or less commonly

Mahratta

\mə-ˈrä-tə\

Definition of Maratha

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

Origin and Etymology of maratha

Marathi Marāṭhā & Hindi Marhaṭṭā, from Sanskrit Mahārāṣṭra Maharashtra


First Known Use: 1744


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