Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A prince, chief, or ruler in India or the East Indies.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Raia.
  • noun In India, a prince of Hindu race ruling a territory, either independently or as a feudatory; a king; a chief: used also as a title of distinction for Hindus in some cases, without reference to sovereignty, as nabob is for Mohammedans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as rajah.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of rajah.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a prince or king in India
  • noun type genus of the family Rajidae

Etymologies

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

[Hindi rājā, from Sanskrit, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

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  • Ajar in reverse.

    July 22, 2007