Jodhpur (Raj)

Hin: जोधपुर jōdhpūr ‘Jodha’s City’  City, District, Rajasthan From Jodha and Skt: pura, ‘fort’, ‘city’. Rao Jodha, a Rathore Rajput,  founded Jodhpur in 1459. It was the capital of his Marwar kingdom [from Hin: maru, ‘desert’; and wara, ‘abode’, ‘settlement’].  The...