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  1. of/ by Bharata; descended from Bharata
  2. the native name for India, named after King Bharata; the dynasty to which the Kauravas and the Pāndavas belonged; the epithet used for the illustrious members of the Bharata dynasty like Bhīşma, Dhŗtarāşţra, Duryodhana, Yudhişţhīra, Bhīma, Arjuna etc.

Sometimes transliterated as: Bharata, BhArata, Bhaarata