Definitions for raja

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  1. raja, rajah(noun)

    a prince or king in India

  2. Raja, genus Raja(noun)

    type genus of the family Rajidae

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  1. raja(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of rajah.

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  1. Raja(noun)

    same as Rajah

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  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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