The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An extensive tract of country in the NW. of India, S. of the Punjab, embracing some twenty native States and the British district, Ajmere-Merwara. The Aravalli Hills traverse the S., while the Thar or Great Indian Desert occupies the N. and W. Jodhpur is the largest of the native territories, and the Rajputs, a proud and warlike people are the dominant race in many of the States.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Rajputana'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/rajputana.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.