Maratha (1674-1818)
(5,135 words)

The term “Maratha” has a wide range of meaning. In its widest sense, it denotes the people of Maharashtra in general who speak the Marathi language,…

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H. Kotani, “Maratha (1674-1818)”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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