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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. Soon, however, it seemed to him that the white men's day was come, for through all the land he could hear of nothing but of their death and their overthrow.
Raj went on to represent India in 89 T20Is, managing to score 2,364 runs.
Raj is a member of the Producers Association in Hollywood.
In his new role, Raj will oversee management of the firm's European assets and its various third-party servicers.
BJP had picked singer Hans Raj Hans to replace Raj in the North West Delhi constituency on Tuesday.
Head Of Uderolal welfare Sain Raj Kumar told to media that we are fighting for the humanity since long time because we believe in serving humanity.
They arrived at Katas Raj, one of the holiest sites of Hindus, on Monday on a three-day visit.
Nominated by a local resident, Raj won the Reach Regionals/NFRN (National Federation of Retail Newsagents) Community Champion of the month award.
The Katas Raj temple complex is considered sacred by the Hindu community and cement companies in the area were held responsible for drilling boreholes and utilising groundwater, which eventually led to a drop in sub-ground level water and drying up of the pond present at the temple site.
CJP gave these orders while presiding over a 3-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) during the course of hearing of suo motu notice pertaining to stealing of water by cement factories from Katas Raj Temple pond Friday.
The case concerns the depleted water reserves in the Katas Raj pond due to ground water extraction by cement factories in the area.
It's shameful that the society still asks the women, who come out in public against the abuses they faces, for evidence for the abuse, said renowned Indian actor and writer Prakash Raj.