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raj

also Raj  (räj)
n.
Dominion or rule, especially the British rule over India (1757-1947).

[Hindi rāj, from Sanskrit rājā, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

Raj

(rɑːdʒ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the Raj the British government in India before 1947
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Raj the British government in India before 1947

raj

(rɑːdʒ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in India) government; rule
[C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit rājya, from rājati he rules]

raj

(rɑdʒ)

n. (often cap.)
(in India) rule, esp. the British rule prior to 1947.
[1790–1800; < Hindi rāj; compare Pali, Prakrit rajja]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raj - British dominion over India (1757-1947)
dominion, rule - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
Translations

Raj

[rɑːdʒ] N the British Rajel imperio británico (en la India)

Raj

[ˈrɑːdʒ] n
the Raj → l'empire m (aux Indes)

raj

nHerrschaft feines Radscha; the British Rajdie britische Oberherrschaft in Indien

Raj

[rɑːdʒ] n the Rajl'impero britannico (in India)
References in classic literature ?
When the troubles broke out he would be friends both with the lion and the tiger,--with the Sepoy and with the Company's Raj.
We have also issued a directive to the principal of a public sector college in Katas Raj to grant leave to students, as the Indian pilgrims were supposed to stay at this college for three days,' he said.
Raj, who has directed blockbuster films in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannadiga, spoke of his critics and said, "They say I am anti-Hindu but I say I am anti-Modi, anti-Amit Shah and anti-Hegde.
The SC was hearing a Suo Motu case based on media reports that the Katas Raj pond is drying out due to water consumption by cement factories close by.
Sirsi (Karnataka) [India], Jan 17 ( ANI ): Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha sprinkled "divine" cow urine on a stage, actor Prakash Raj delivered a speech at an event here.
Directed by Amar Kaushik, written by Raj and DK, Produced by Dinesh Vijan, Raj and DK.
The chief justice directed the lower courts not to pass any order regarding Katas Raj temples as it was pending before the top court.
During their conversation, Raj told Penny that he and the woman decided to keep things casual.
At first, I was disappointed that I didn't play,' said Raj.
Tender notice number : 1 of 2017-18 of AE (PWD) Darjeeling Raj Bhawan Sub-Division.
He Offered fateha at the grave Shrine of late Prof Dr Raj wali shah katttak and attended a literary session.
Raj, no shrinking violet himself, now aims to give the company the reputation for being behind some of the most decadent and lavish ceremonies in the UK.