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The name of a person from Indian history.
He is mentioned in a Homage to Mahatma Gandhi originally ritten in Hindi.
Here is the text:
...Or do I name you Pratap - the avowed and resolute?...
I found two important man in Indian history -
1) Singh, Rana Pratap, Hindu maharaja (1572–97) of the Rajput confederacy of Mewar
2) Singh, Vishwanath Pratap -who was prime minister of India in 1989–90.
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Could you supply us with the whole text in order to enable us to grasp the sense?
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Explanation: the word "Pratap", is used both as a Title & a Family Name( referred to as Surname), especially in the North Western State Of Rajasthan, which is an Arid desert land.
The asker has correctly defined the term as Avowed & Resolute.
But it also means the following things in various other reference to contexts & situations.So it can have a meaning of, someone who is Heroic,Brave,Absolutely Honest,Loyal,A great leader,Chief &/or Chieftan,etc.