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# land of the nobles  
 
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# the common ancient name in [[Sanskrit]] literature for north-western, northern and central India, approximately spreading from the River Indus in the north-west, Kashmir and Himalayan Range in the north, to the northern side of the Vindhya range in the south, and the western border of Bengal in the east, where the culture of the ārya societies (see ‘ārya’) was predominant and flourishing (M. Sańhitā).  
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# the common ancient name in [[Sanskrit]] literature for north-western, northern and central India, approximately spreading from the River Indus in the north-west, Kashmir and Himalayan Range in the north, to the northern side of the [[Vindhya]] range in the south, and the western border of Bengal in the east, where the culture of the [[Ārya|ārya]] societies (see ‘ārya’) was predominant and flourishing (M. Sańhitā).  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:52, 19 December 2016

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Aryavarta, AryAvarta, AAryaavarta


  1. land of the nobles
  2. the common ancient name in Sanskrit literature for north-western, northern and central India, approximately spreading from the River Indus in the north-west, Kashmir and Himalayan Range in the north, to the northern side of the Vindhya range in the south, and the western border of Bengal in the east, where the culture of the ārya societies (see ‘ārya’) was predominant and flourishing (M. Sańhitā).