Definition of Maharajah

1. Noun. A great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja.

Exact synonyms: Maharaja
Generic synonyms: Prince



Definition of Maharajah

1. n. A sovereign prince in India; -- a title given also to other persons of high rank.

Definition of Maharajah

1. Noun. A king or sovereign prince who ruled over one of the former monarchial states making up modern India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maharajah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maharajah

mah
mah-jong
mah-jongg
maha
mahagua
mahaila
mahailas
mahaleb
mahalo
mahals
mahant
mahants
maharaja
maharajadhiraja
maharajadhirajas
maharajah (current term)
maharajahs
maharajas
maharana
maharanas
maharanee
maharanees
maharani
maharanis
maharif
maharishi
maharishis
mahasattva
mahasattvas
mahatma

Literary usage of Maharajah

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1. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sunnuds, Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1864)
"That should it be deemed advisable, the maharajah shall endeavour to effect a peace between the English and Hyder Ally Cawn; also a peace between the ..."

2. A Voyage in the "Sunbeam": Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months by Annie Allnutt Brassey (1884)
"The maharajah and his native guests were all in English evening dress, ... The maharajah is a strict Mohammedan himself, and drinks nothing but water. ..."

3. The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: During His Various by Arthur Wellesley Wellington (1835)
"Treaty of alliance and mutual defence between the Honorable the English East India Company, and the maharajah Al i Jah Dowlut Rao ..."

4. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: With Notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1886)
"We learnt that he had sent a challenge to this potentate, asking him to " come down and fight," and that the maharajah, ever ready to oblige him, ..."

5. My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills by James Johnstone (1896)
"As the offence was not one which our courts would punish with death, I sent a friendly remonstrance to the maharajah, and requested that he might be ..."

6. Within the Purdah: Also, In the Zenana Homes of Indian Princes, and Heroes by Saleni (Armstrong) Hopkins (1898)
"This I agreed to do in consideration of the, to the maharajah, moderate fee of one thousand rupees and all expenses. This stipulation was readily agreed to, ..."

7. Manual of the Administration of the Madras Presidency by Madras (Presidency) (1885)
"maharajah Dig Bijai Sing, KCSI, of. • These Chiefs to receive 21 guns within the limits of their own territories permanently. ..."

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