from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The wife of a maharajah.
- n. A princess in India ranking above a rani, especially the sovereign ruler of one of the former native states.
- n. Used as a title for such a woman.
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- n. Wife of a maharajah, approximately, a queen-consort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja
Chelsea smoothed her French twist hairstyle with her hands and burst from the stall, emitting attitude like a pissed-off maharani.
She sounds anxious; instinctively, she reaches down beside the bed to touch the tapered fingers of a hand, a bronze, cast from the slender arm of a young maharani, a friend from the Thirties.
Titled jet-setters, a maharajah and maharani, a baroness somebody in a beaded mask.
Dal dish looks befitting for a maharani..is that why it is called so..
Murray Kempton, of the New York Post, attended the party and wrote, 'All these people, the Sinatras, Nat Coles, Gene Kellys - the most inescapably valuable collection of flesh this side of the register of maharani -- sons of immigrant or second-class citizens of not so long ago.
I know the Khalsa's been spoiling for this - but if they know their own maharani has been conspiring with the enemy, and suspect their own commanders ... well, even the rank and file must have a shrewd idea their rulers want to see 'em beat.
In the hit 1984 ITV series Jewel in the Crown, set in the dying days of the British Raj, a minor maharani screams on tasting a single malt gifted to her by Charles Dance - she thinks he's trying to poison her.
The maharani had exquisite taste and I did get to see a beautiful crystal encrusted sandal that was made especially for her.
If your grandmother the maharani comes to know that I let you drive, I'll lose my job.
"The maharani sent me to the airport to bring you straight to the Vengai Ponni Amman temple," said the karwar.