maharaja

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maharaja a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n maharaja A sovereign prince in India; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja; -- a title given also to other persons of high rank.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n maharaja The title borne by some Indian princes whose sovereignty is extensive.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Skr. mahārāja,; mahat, great + rāja, king

Usage

In literature:

There were a number of unpretentious Hindu temples, and the Maharaja is said to be quite punctilious in his observance of religious forms.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
It was vaguely known that Cleigh possessed the maharaja's treasure.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
The maharaja, however, was not at home that day to receive us.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
There is a modern palace for the maharaja.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
PATIH BERBAI was given the title of Bandhara Sri Maharaja.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
He might have been an Asiatic prince, or a sheik fresh from the desert, or a maharaja, from a jungle throne.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Anand Rao, who received the personal title Maharaja and the K.C.S.I.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
There was once a Maharaja, called the Anarbasa, or Pomegranate King; and a Maharani called the Gulianar, or Pomegranate-flower.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
The owner of the losing quail was a trooper in the Maharaja's army.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
On his return from his last visit to India, the Maharaja of Nepal had given him a phonograph to present to the Priest-King.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
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In news:

Back to The HooK front page FOOD- THE DISH- More than mangos: New Maharaja goes Goan .
Maharaja 's daughter sent down catwalk in Paris.
' Maharaja : The Splendor of India's Royal Courts,' at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, presents 200 objects documenting India's past royalty.
' Maharaja : The Splendor of India's Royal Courts' in San Francisco.
Maharaja 's Jonathan Costa with his chicken mango patia PHOTO BY WILL WALKER.
Back to The HooK front page FOOD- THE DISH- More than mangos: New Maharaja goes Goan.
Two or three feet inside the Field Museum's newest exhibit, you're fully struck by the opulence of the maharaja era in India.
Naomi Campbell, Vladislav Doronin, and Maharaja Gajsingh.
This family-owned restaurant prides itself on preparing dishes from the glorious past of the great maharajas of India.
Naomi Campbell, Vladislav Doronin, and Maharaja Gajsingh.
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In science:

Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krisna Thirthaji Maharaja (1981). Vedic Mathematics. Indological Publishers and Booksellers Gareth A.
A Direct Method To Generate Pythagorean Triples And Its Generalization To Pythagorean Quadruples And n-tuples
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