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Etawah

(ĭtä`wə), city (1991 pop. 124,072), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Yamuna River and the Delhi-Kanpur railroad. It is a district administrative center and a market for grain, oilseed, handloom fabrics, and ghee (clarified butter). The town was held by the RajputsRajputs
[Sanskrit,=son of a king], dominant people of Rajputana, an historic region now almost coextensive with the state of Rajasthan, NW India. The Rajputs are mainly Hindus (although there are some Muslim Rajputs) of the warrior caste; traditionally they have put great value
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 from the 12th to the 16th cent., when it became the seat of a Muslim governor. In the 17th cent. it was a banking and commercial center. Etawah was occupied by rebels during the 1857 Indian MutinyIndian Mutiny,
1857–58, revolt that began with Indian soldiers in the Bengal army of the British East India Company but developed into a widespread uprising against British rule in India. It is also known as the Sepoy Rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers.
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 against the British.
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