Rajah is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of rajah, followed by 37 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a prince or king in India
EXAMPLES - Rajah in a Sentence
- There he was the guest of a rajah, that is, a sort of king. (source)
- "The rajah is my master, and does what is good in his own eyes. (source)
- Tell me, Pendennis, is this Indian warrior a rajah of large wealth? (source)
- Here, too, is a bankrupt rajah; a strong-hearted widow, and a lovestruck strongman. (source)
- Rachel, Obama isn't the only person who has "dissed" Bush & rightfully so! rajah kahn (source)
- Ask the general and the rajah their opinions on the dealings of England in the extreme (source)
- The endemic species include Nepenthes edwardsiana, N. rajah, N. villosa, and N. burbidgeae. (source)
- The king is called rajah and is very powerful, for he comes sometimes against Columbo, where the (source)
- He became "rajah," that is to say "shining," for such was the meaning of the word at the Vedic epoch. (source)
- Bill and Hillary can retire in Puerto Rico, there's lots of Spanish babes there for Bill ... rajah kahn (source)
- I accepted the ludicrously misplaced praise with all the suave nonchalance of a fellow rajah of the crease. (source)
- Captain Nemo was an Indian, the Prince Dakkar, son of a rajah of the then independent territory of Bundelkund. (source)
- What is the title of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, son of the rajah of the Sakya tribe ruling in Kapilavastu, Nepal? (source)
- It was he who broke the leg and ribs of a pup-rajah a month or two ago for putting on too much dog in her reception room! (source)
- I believe a vote for Obama is a vote for the crazy apparatus that robbed my state of the votes it was due this primary season. rajah kahn (source)
- In 1728, Sawai Jai Singh II, rajah of Jaipur, dispatched his emissaries across the globe to gather the most accurate astronomical data possible. (source)
- Days passed by, and at last the rajah became so possessed with the thought of the holy man that he determined if possible to get him all to himself. (source)
- "In the long-term, our interests are tied much more closely to the company's performance," the son of the $25 billion steel rajah was quoted as saying. (source)
- Now, although the rajah of Rahmatabad had no son, he possessed a daughter, who as she grew up became the most beautiful creature that eye ever rested upon. (source)
- Very soon the rajah himself heard of the jogi, and began regularly to visit him to seek his counsel and to ask his prayers that a son might be vouchsafed to him. (source)
- "We now know what we all along suspected -- the rajah is a rascal, and we have not only found out where his prahus are hidden, but have them corked up in a bottle." (source)
- "The rajah is a regular old pirate, as my father says, and he helps himself to whatever he fancies from everybody round, but there's nothing stingy about him as you'll find." (source)
- He interrupted his fieldwork long enough to spend Christmas as the guest of Sir James Brooke, rajah of Sarawak, who was glad for some good conversation with a clever young Englishman. (source)
- Her father had long before betrothed her to the son of the neighbouring rajah of Dilaram, but as yet she had not been married to him, and lived the quiet life proper to a maiden of her beauty and position. (source)
- The rajah was the only one in European costume, and at the first glance at the man, with his heavy fat sensual-looking face and lurid eyes, Ned recalled his companion's words: "Whatever you see, do not laugh." (source)
- Serungal thought that he could not succeed in this impossible task, for the rajah allowed him only a short time to complete it; but nevertheless he determined to try, only to find that achievement was hopeless. (source)
- We were visited this morning by a Chieftain, or petty rajah, whose power in upper provinces was once considerable, but now dwindled into into a "faithful few" of followers, who endeavour to support a certain appea: (source)
- Carol got three books on the theater, and spent an exultant hour in warning herself that she could not afford this rajah-silk frock, in thinking how envious it would make Juanita Haydock, in closing her eyes, and buying it. (source)
- We have an indefinable impression that the rajah is a sensuous, indolent, extravagant sybarite, given to polo, diamonds and dancing girls, and amputates the heads of his subjects at pleasure; but that is very far from the truth. (source)
- As far as he could ascertain, the rajah was the only man possessed of the important secret he wished to obtain, so that should the old chief lose his life Reginald would be deprived of the only clue which might lead to its elucidation. (source)
- The "rajah" rests his claim to the title and territory of Sarawak on a grant from the Sultan of Borneo (Bruni); and the _quid pro quo_ which he professes to have given, was the having assisted the said Sultan in putting down the "Dyak pirates!" (source)
- It was the body of an old man, gorgeously arrayed in the habiliments of a rajah, wearing, as in life, a turban embroidered with pearls, a robe of tissue of silk and gold, a scarf of cashmere sewed with diamonds, and the magnificent weapons of a Hindoo prince. (source)
- It is said, that on one occasion seventeen burned themselves at once on the pile of a rajah: but these sacrifices are now very rare; the faith has become weaker since the Mahometans have governed a great part of the country, and the Europeans traded with the rest. (source)
- Despite my loved one's expressed enthusiasm for scenic grandeur and huntsmen in picturesque garb, she'd been content to spend the first months poodle-faking with the smart set in Boston and New York, wallowing at the Tremont and Delmonico's, and spending money like a rajah in Mayfair. (source)
- After her pandering BS, crocodile tears, whining about the media (actually Bill is equally responsible for that one), and overall disgraceful and fiscally irresponsible way she has run her campaign, Hell will be a mighty frosty place before a woman will be a viable presidential candidate in this nation again. rajah kahn (source)
- Other important plants occurring in the park include 608 fern species, 9 Nepenthes species (pitcher plants, including 4 species that are endemic to Kinabalu: Nepenthes burbidgeae, N. rajah and N. villosa), 24 Rhododendron species (5 species are endemic to Kinabalu), 78 Fiscus species (over 50% of all the species found in Borneo), 52 palm species, 6 bamboo species and 30 ginger species. (source)
- On their arrival they were received and brought up amid large wax torches, and the person who was to read them was stationed on a raised platform; standing below him was the rajah, with a saber in his hand; in front of the rajah was his brother, Pangeran Jaffer, with a tremendous kempilan drawn; and around were the other brothers and myself, all standing -- the rest of the company being seated. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 37 example sentences provided below is 57.0, which suggests that "rajah" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 45 synonyms for rajah.
baron, baroness, caesar, caliph, contessa, count, countess, crowned head, czar, czarina, dame, duchess, duke, dynast, emperor, empress, gerent, imperator, kaiser, khan, king, lady, lord, magnate, maharajah, maharani, majesty, mikado, mogul, monarch, oligarch, overlord, pasha, potentate, prince, princess, queen, rani, rex, royal, shah, sovereign, sultan, sultana, tycoon
We have 2 antonyms for rajah.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of rajah from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A prince, chief, or ruler in India or the East Indies.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) a Hindu prince or ruler in India
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A native prince or king; also, a landholder or person of importance in the agricultural districts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a prince or king in India