Definition of Rajah

1. Noun. A prince or king in India.

Exact synonyms: Raja
Generic synonyms: Aristocrat, Blue Blood, Patrician



Definition of Rajah

1. n. A native prince or king; also, a landholder or person of importance in the agricultural districts.

Definition of Rajah

1. Noun. a Hindu prince or ruler in India ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rajah

1. a king or prince in India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rajah

raison d'êtres
raisonne
raisons d'etre
rait
raita
raitas
raite
raited
raiting
raits
raiyat
raiyats
raj
raja
rajadhiraja
rajah (current term)
rajahs
rajahship
rajahships
rajanigandha
rajanigandhas
rajanya
rajas
rajaship
rajaships
rajes
rajite
rak'a

Literary usage of Rajah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1880)
"A WHITE rajah. IN the month of June 1868, James Brooke, rajah of Sarawak (known ... It seemed not unfitting that the rajah should seek his last home and his ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Ton asked me out to Ma'rajah. „ . dinners, and you wrote a ... Ma'rajah. Then crowds 1 asked to dine off Curry, Bombay Duck and Spice, With pounds and ..."

3. The History of British India by James Mill (1820)
"Journey of the Governor-General to the Upper Provinces—History of the Company's Connexions with the rajah of Benares—Requisitions upon the rajah—Resolution ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"The army of the rajah was scarcely more formidable than that of the enemy. It consisted of two hundred Chinese, excellent workmen and bad soldiers, ..."

5. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sunnuds, Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1863)
"No. XXXIX. This Treaty consisting of ten Articles having this day been con- eluded between the .British Government and rajah Jey Sing Deo, rajah of ..."

6. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"The President of opinion that it is quite ' proper,'for the reasons assigned by the rajah, I to purchase on the Company's account what grain the rajah may ..."

7. The Malayan Peninsula Embracing Its History, Manners and Customs of the by Peter James Begbie (1834)
"devant wife of the unfortunate rajah Moosa remarried, her second husband being a ... at the same time, rajah Sitia and her daughter removed from Rhio to ..."

8. The Malayan Peninsula Embracing Its History, Manners and Customs of the by Peter James Begbie (1834)
"devant wife of the unfortunate rajah Moosa remarried, her second husband ... whilst, at the same time, rajah Sitia and her daughter removed from Rhio to ..."

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