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A Hindu dynasty that ruled most of northern India from 320?-520?, under which the arts flourished and a strong central government was established.
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(Historical Terms) the dynasty ruling northern India from the early 4th century to the late 6th century ad: the period is famous for achievements in art, science, and mathematics
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Gup•ta(ˈgʊp tə, ˈgʌp-)
a dynasty of N India (A.D. 320–540) whose court was the center of classical Indian art and literature.
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