Ksha·tri·ya (kə-shătrē-ə, -chăt-)
A member of the second highest of the four castes of traditional Indian society, responsible for upholding justice and social harmony, and including people in governing and military positions.
Of or relating to the caste of Kshatriyas.
[Sanskrit kṣatriyaḥ, from kṣatram, rule, power.]
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