DATIA , a nativestate of Central India, in the
See also:Bundelkhand agency . It lies in the extreme
See also:north-west of Bundelkhand, near
See also:Gwalior, and is surrounded on all sides by other, states of Central India, except on the east where it meets the
See also:United Provinces . The state came under the
See also:government after the treaty of
See also:Bassein in 1802 .
See also:Area, 911 sq. m . Pop . (1901) 173,759 . Estimated revenue, £70,000; tribute to Sindhia paid through the '
See also:Lat. dactylus,
See also:finger, hence fruit of the date palm, gave O . Fr. date, mod. datte; distinguish " date," in chronology, from Lat. datum, data, given, used at the beginning of a
See also:letter, &c., to show
See also:time and place of writing, e.g . Datum Romae . British Government, £1000 . The chief, whose title is maharaja, is a
See also:Rajput of the Bundela
See also:clan, being descended from a younger son of a former chief of Orchha . The state suffered from
See also:famine in 1896-1897, and again to a less extent in 1899-1900 .
It is traversed by thebranch of the
See also:Indian Midland railway from
See also:Jhansi to Gwalior . The
See also:town of Datia has a railway station, 16 m. from Jhansi . Pop . (1901) 24,071 . It is surrounded by a
See also:wall, enclosing handsome palaces, with gardens; the palace of Bir Singh Deo, of the 17th century, is " one of the finest examples of
See also:Hindu domestic architecture in India " (Imperial Gazetteer of India, 1908) .
DATIVE (Lat. dativus, giving or given, from dare, t...
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