raja

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noun ra·ja \ ˈrä-jə , -(ˌ)jä , -zhə , -(ˌ)zhä \
variants: or rajah

Definition of raja

1 :an Indian or Malay prince or chief
2 :the bearer of a title of nobility among the Hindus

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Origin and Etymology of raja

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


RAJA Defined for English Language Learners

raja

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Definition of raja for English Language Learners

  • : a king or prince in India


RAJA Defined for Kids

raja

noun ra·ja
variants: or rajah \ˈrä-jə\

Definition of raja for Students

:an Indian prince

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