American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A king or prince in India ranking above a rajah, especially the sovereign of one of the former native states.
- n. Used as a title for such a king or prince.
- n. alternative spelling of maharaja.
- n. a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja
- Sanskrit mahārājaḥ : mahā-, great; + rājā, king (variant of rājā, king). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The title maharajah, meaning "great king," had been claimed by the Dali kings.”
“Mussulmans among them, though the maharajah is a Hindoo.”
“The krewe's royalty is referred to as the maharajah and the maharanee.”
“I call him the maharajah of Washington power dining," says Lyndon Boozer, a telecommunications lobbyist whose mother was President Lyndon B.”
“The 100-seat elegant dining room of Junoon seems fit for the maharajah.”
“And will the major ever succeed in reuniting a pair of Churchill shooters given to his father by a maharajah and divided between his sons at his death?”
“Kashmir was an independent princely state under the British Raj ruled by a Hindu maharajah.”
“The sepulchral interiors made it easy to sense the presence of my forebears and my mother's tales came surging back: the cook who grew steadily fatter and fell under suspicion of stealing and eating Uncle Hubert's pet pigeons; the maharajah who tipped my grandmother with a large ruby for nursing him; the shrieks when a cobra was discovered in the bathroom.”
“It's the palace of a maharajah, made into an inn, where you are offered all the pleasures befitting a maharajah and none of the duties of being one.”
“Kashmir does not constitute a negotiation in which Washington should get involved, even if it is 97 percent Muslim (in the Kashmir portion of the Jammu and Kashmir state) and was handed over to India by its Hindu maharajah in 1947.”
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About leaders, particularly the authority-figure at the top of the tree.
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