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 Mara&tlowdot;ha, from Sanskrit Mahara&slowdot;&tlowdot;ra&hlowdot;, Maharashtra.