Definitions for raja

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raja, rajah(noun)

    a prince or king in India

  2. Raja, genus Raja(noun)

    type genus of the family Rajidae


  1. raja(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of rajah.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raja(noun)

    same as Rajah


  1. Raja

    Raja is an Indian term for a monarch, or princely ruler of the Kshatriya varna. The female form, the word for "queen", mainly used for a raja's wife, is rani, from Sanskrit राज्ञी rājñī, or ratu, dato, datuk, or datu in Southeast Asia. The title has a long history in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, being attested from the Rigveda, where a rājan- is a ruler, see for example the, the "battle of ten kings".


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