raja

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

Definition of raja

  1. 1 :  an Indian or Malay prince or chief

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

Origin and Etymology of raja

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


First Known Use: 1555


RAJA Defined for English Language Learners

raja

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

Definition of raja for English Language Learners

  • : a king or prince in India


RAJA Defined for Kids

raja

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noun ra·ja \ˈrä-jə\
variants: or

rajah

\ˈrä-jə\

Definition of raja for Students

  1. :  an Indian prince


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