- (formerly) a ruling prince in India, especially of one of the major states.
Origin of maharajah
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Contemporary Examples of maharaja
In the late 19th century, Maharaja Sardar Singh built the beautiful white marble monument in memory of his father.Jodhpur Is an Oasis in the Middle of the Mad Rush of India
March 2, 2014
The Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II was the first to make it his private residence.
Here in the former home of the Maharaja one finds an opulent oasis from the bustle of the city.
Historical Examples of maharaja
My friend said he would see the Maharaja at once and have my visit arranged for.Ranching, Sport and Travel
The maharaja, however, was not at home that day to receive us.A Tour of the Missions
Augustus Hopkins Strong
I see no reason why I should not become a raja, and for that matter even a maharaja.
Prasad Singh will go as thy messenger to the Maharaja forthwith.
It is my advice that the Maharaja does not meet the Rani with these people.
- any of various Indian princes, esp any of the rulers of the former native states