a member of a people of Maharashtra state in W India
Origin of MarathaMarathi Mara?h? from Sanskrit Mah?r???ra, literally , great country from mah?-, great (see magni-) + r???ra, kingdom from r?j, to rule: see rajah
nounpl. Maratha, or Ma·ra·thas also Mahratta or Ma·rat·tas
A member of a traditionally Hindu people inhabiting Maharashtra state in India.
Origin of MarathaMarathi Marā&tlowdot;hā from SanskritMahārā&slowdot;&tlowdot;rah , Maharashtra