Definitions for maharajahˌmɑ həˈrɑ dʒə, -ʒə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ma•ha•ra•jahˌmɑ həˈrɑ dʒə, -ʒə(n.)(pl.)-jahs or -jas.

or ma•ha•ra•ja

  1. a former ruling prince in India, esp. of one of the major states.

    Category: Indian (India)

Origin of maharajah:

1690–1700; < Hindi mahā- great meg- +rājārajah

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maharaja, maharajah(noun)

    a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja


  1. maharajah(Noun)

    A king or sovereign prince who ruled over one of the former monarchial states making up modern India.

  2. Origin: From Hindustani महा राजा / (mahā rājā), from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maharajah(noun)

    a sovereign prince in India; -- a title given also to other persons of high rank


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