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raja

noun ra·ja \ˈrä-jə, -(ˌ)jä, -zhə, -(ˌ)zhä\

Simple Definition of raja

  • : a king or prince in India

Full Definition of raja

  1. 1 :  an Indian or Malay prince or chief

  2. 2 :  the bearer of a title of nobility among the Hindus

Variants of raja

or ra·jah play \ˈrä-jə, -(ˌ)jä, -zhə, -(ˌ)zhä\

Origin of raja

Hindi & Urdu rājā, from Sanskrit rājan king — more at royal


First Known Use: 1555


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