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[rah-juh-stahn] /ˈrɑ dʒəˌstɑn/

a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km).
Capital: Jaipur.
a state of NW India, bordering on Pakistan: formed in 1958; contains the Thar Desert in the west; now the largest state in India. Capital: Jaipur. Pop: 56 473 122 (2001). Area: 342 239 sq km (132 111 sq miles)


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