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ma·ha·ra·ni

or ma·ha·ra·nee  (mä′hə-rä′nē)
n. pl. ma·ha·ra·nis or ma·ha·ra·nees
1. The wife of a maharajah.
2. A princess in India ranking above a rani, especially the sovereign ruler of one of the former native states.
3. Used as a title for such a woman.

[Hindi mahārānī, from Sanskrit mahārājñī : mahā-, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + rājñī, queen; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

maharani

(ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːniː) or

maharanee

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife of a maharajah
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a woman holding the rank of maharajah
[C19: from Hindi, from mahā great + rani]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maharani - a great ranimaharani - a great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja
princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
Translations

maharani

[ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːniː] Nmaharaní f

maharani

nMaharani f
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