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  • noun Plural form of rajah.

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Examples

  • Hindostan was divided among a number of chiefs, called rajahs, or nabobs.

    A Geography for Beginners.

  • Fogg rescues Aouda, the young widow of one of the rajahs of Bundelcund, from death by suttee, at the "pagoda of Pillaji", which again seems to be fictional.

    Finding Kholby

  • I myself was once an aspiring writer, before I became famous and wealthy beyond the fever dreams of a thousand rajahs.

    How to Get Published and Avoid Alien Bloodsuckers

  • By 1786 he was governor-general of India, busy rooting out corruption and inefficiency, fighting Indian sultans and rajahs, and trying to work out a balance of power among them and between them and London.

    American Connections

  • By 1786 he was governor-general of India, busy rooting out corruption and inefficiency, fighting Indian sultans and rajahs, and trying to work out a balance of power among them and between them and London.

    American Connections

  • I recommend anybody who goes to India, with the prospect of entering the service of the native rajahs, to recollect my advice and have them WELL-WADDED.

    Burlesques

  • Saint Louis was whacking the Tigers--like in the Indian bush where beaters beat the brush and scare the tigers out into the open so the big, fat, pompous rajahs can blow them away with high-powered hunting rifles like the one Ernest Hemingway used to blow the whole top of his aching head off back in 1961.

    Back in the Saddle Again, No. 2

  • The sepoys were vanquished, and the land of the rajahs of old fell again under the rule of England.

    The Mysterious Island

  • The sepoys were vanquished, and the land of the rajahs of old fell again under the rule of England.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Children who had been allowed by their indulgent ayahs to run the nursery like miniature rajahs were suddenly subjected to the extreme discipline of tyrannical schoolmasters and the bullying of their elders.

    The Wizard Of London

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