maharani

maharanee

/ (ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːniː) /

noun

the wife of a maharajah
a woman holding the rank of maharajah

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Word Origin for maharani

C19: from Hindi, from mahā great + rani
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Example sentences from the Web for maharani

  • At the head of the incendiary movement was the Maharani, the wife of the late and mother of the present infant king.

    The Story of the Guides|G. J. Younghusband
  • The Maharani was not well acquainted with that language and so was forced to appeal to me to interpret for her several times.