A member of a traditionally Hindu people inhabiting Maharashtra state in India.
A member of a people of Maharashtra state in W India.
Origin of maratha
Marathi Marāṭhāfrom Sanskrit Mahārāṭṭraḥ, Maharashtra
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Maratha Sentence Examples
In the latter year he was in charge of the Intelligence Department which largely contributed to breakup the confederacy of Maratha chiefs in the Pindari War, and was of great assistance in the campaign in Rajputana.
The etymology of the word Mahratta (Maratha) is uncertain.