Definition of Subcastes

1. Noun. (plural of subcaste) ¹



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Definition of Subcastes

1. subcaste [n] - See also: subcaste

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subcastes

subcallosal
subcamp
subcampanulate
subcamps
subcapsular
subcapsularly
subcarbonate
subcarbonates
subcardioid
subcarrier
subcarriers
subcartilaginous
subcase
subcases
subcaste
subcastes (current term)
subcategorical
subcategories
subcategorisable
subcategorise
subcategorised
subcategorises
subcategorising
subcategorizable
subcategorization
subcategorizations
subcategorize
subcategorized
subcategorizes
subcategorizing

Literary usage of Subcastes

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1. The History of Caste in India: Evidence of the Laws of Manu on the Social by Shridhar Venkatesh Ketkar (1909)
"They are again divided into over three thousand castes, most of them having subcastes. One of these castes, ie, that of the Brahmins (Brahmanas),2 is ..."

2. Characterizing and Understanding Rainfed Environments by T. P. Tuong (2000)
"Among the backward castes, subcastes are the Bhuj, Chauhan, Gupta, Kohar, ... The scheduled castes include subcastes such as Harijans, Kori, and Pasi. ..."

3. Essays and Lectures on the Industrial Development of India, and Other Indian by Pramatha Nath Bose (1906)
"... the multiplication of subcastes, divisions, and sub-divisions of subcastes, went on with redoubled rapidity; restrictions more stringent than ever were ..."

4. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... clans, septs, castes, subcastes, outcastes, religious orders, devotional brotherhoods, occupations with no end of ceremonial rules and prescriptions, ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... clans, septs, castes, subcastes, outcastes, religious orders, devotional brotherhoods, occupations with no end of ceremonial rules and prescriptions, ..."

6. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... clans, septs, castes, subcastes, outcastes, religious orders, devotional brotherhoods, occupations with no end of ceremonial rules and prescriptions, ..."

7. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1899)
"We all know of the four castes and the more than one thousand subcastes and subdivisions of castes of the Hindus, preventing each ..."

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