Definition of Panipat
1. Noun. Battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
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Literary usage of Panipat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Afghanistan: From the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War by George Bruce Malleson (1879)
"The third battle of panipat threw back the Maratha power for thirty years ; and when ... The battle of panipat can be clearly described in a few words. ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"This period may be said to have ended with the battle of panipat in 1761, in the victory of the Afghans over the rising Maratha power. ..."
3. India of To-day by Walter Del Mar (1905)
"Fifty-five miles out of Delhi is the small town of panipat, from which three of the ... In 1761 the Afghan invader Ahmad Shah Durani defeated at panipat the ..."
4. India and Its Problems by William Samuel Lilly (1902)
"Then followed a tempest of invasion by the Afghans, resisted successfully by the Mahrattas until their decisive overthrow at the third battle of panipat ..."
5. Report on the revision of settlement of the Pánipat tahsil & Karnál parganah by Denzil Charles J. Ibbetson (1883)
"Third Battle of panipat. yielded to the invader, who led him in his train ... In 1748 Ahmad Shah was met at panipat by the royal paraphernalia and the news ..."
6. The History of India by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1843)
"... it made so great an impres- o'c"' 25G°' sion on tlie enemy> tnat they hastened to remove out of his reach, and soon retired to panipat, where and in- ..."