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raj

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noun \ˈräj\

Definition of raj

  1. 1 :  rule; especially often capitalized :  the former British rule of the Indian subcontinent

  2. 2 :  the period of British rule in India



Origin of raj

Hindi & Urdu rāj, from Sanskrit rājya; akin to Sanskrit rājan king


First Known Use: 1800

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