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- n. A Hindu prince ranking above a raja.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sovereign prince in India; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja; -- a title given also to other persons of high rank.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The title borne by some Indian princes whose sovereignty is extensive.
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- n. a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja
From Hindi महा राजा (mahārāja), from Sanskrit mahārāja, compound of (mahat, "great") and राजन् (rājan, "king"). First used in English in 1698. (Wiktionary)