maharajah or maharaja [mä΄hə rä′jə]
[Sans mahārājā < mahā, great (see MAGNI-) + rājā, king: see REGAL]
Historical in India, a prince, specif. one who ruled any of the chief native states

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  • maharajah — ou maharadja [ ma(a)radʒa ] n. m. • déb. XIXe; marraja 1758; mot hindoustani, du sanskr. mahâ « grand » et râjah « roi » ♦ Prince hindou. ⇒ rajah. Des maharajahs, des maharadjas. Le maharajah et la maharani. mahara(d)jah …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • maharajah — UK [ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːdʒə] / US [ˌmɑhəˈrɑdʒə] or maharaja UK / US noun [countable] Word forms maharajah : singular maharajah plural maharajahs an Indian prince, especially in the past …   English dictionary

  • maharajah — also maharaja, 1690s, from Hindi, great king, from Skt. maha great (from PIE root *meg great; see MAGNATE (Cf. magnate)) + rajan king (see RAJAH (Cf. rajah)). The fem. equivalent is maharani (1855) …   Etymology dictionary

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