rajah

or ra·ja

[ rah-juh ]
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noun
  1. a king or prince in India.

  2. a minor chief or dignitary.

  1. an honorary title conferred on Hindus in India.

  2. a title of rulers, princes, or chiefs in Java, Borneo, etc.

Origin of rajah

1
1545–55; <Hindi rājā<Sanskrit rājan; cognate with Latin rēx king

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British Dictionary definitions for rajah

rajah

raja

/ (ˈrɑːdʒə) /


noun
  1. (in India, formerly) a ruler or landlord: sometimes used as a form of address or as a title preceding a name

  2. a Malayan or Javanese prince or chieftain

Origin of rajah

1
C16: from Hindi rājā, from Sanskrit rājan king; see raj; compare Latin rex king

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