maharani

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noun ma·ha·ra·ni \-ˈrä-nē\

Definition of maharani

  1. 1 :  the wife of a maharaja

  2. 2 :  a Hindu princess ranking above a rani

Variants of maharani

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maharanee

Origin and Etymology of maharani

Hindi & Urdu mahārānī, from mahā great (from Sanskrit mahat) + rānī rani


First Known Use: circa 1855


MAHARANI Defined for English Language Learners

maharani

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noun ma·ha·ra·ni \-ˈrä-nē\

Definition of maharani for English Language Learners

  • : the wife of a maharaja

  • : a Hindu princess


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