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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ranjit Singh Known as "the Lion of the Punjab.” 1780-1839. Indian leader of the Sikhs who founded a kingdom uniting the Sikh provinces and maintained an alliance with the British.

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  • The three have been identified as Ranjit Singh of Mohali, Rajesh Kumar of Sector 24 and Raju of Ram Darbar.

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  • The finest court scene here is that of Ranjit Singh at Lahore (c. 1850), sitting cross-legged in a palace courtyard on a gold basket-throne—the original (seized by the British, along with his sword and the Koh-i-Noor diamond) stands in a glass case alongside—surrounded by 70 brightly dressed members of his family and court.

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  • Pilgrims are traveling to Pakistan for this month's 172nd anniversary of the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who is remembered for uniting the Punjabs.

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  • The former Cheif Minister had visited Nepal where Maharanji Jindi, wife Ranjit Singh, was kept in jail.

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  • Politically this city has been important enough to become the capital, once for the Mughals, and later for Ranjit Singh.

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  • “We are secular citizens of a secular city and a secular country and we live here in peace irrespective of caste, colour and creed, and people will see that one day Pakistan will also appreciate and emulate our values,” was the punch line of young Ranjit Singh, who also danced merrily with the PoK visitors

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  • I would note that the “Indian Prince” 608 was no less a personage than Ranjit Singh, Rajah of the Punjab, that the burial of the

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  • Yet Ranjit Singh would give his men a look at the prize they had won.

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  • This warlike nation had reached the height of their power under the famous Ranjit Singh.

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  • Shan was content to allow the affair to be hushed up, and established his own rule throughout Ulster with a combination of barbarity and real administrative ability which to students of Indian History recalls the methods and the ethics of Ranjit Singh or Abdurrhaman.

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