[mah-huh-rah-juh, -zhuh] /ˌmɑ həˈrɑ dʒə, -ʒə/
(formerly) a ruling prince in India, especially of one of the major states.
any of various Indian princes, esp any of the rulers of the former native states
also maharaja, 1690s, from Hindi, “great king,” from Sanskrit maha “great” (from PIE root *meg- “great;” see magnate) + rajan “king” (see rajah). The fem. equivalent is maharani (1855).
[mah-huh-rah-nee] /ˌmɑ həˈrɑ ni/ noun 1. (formerly) the wife of a maharajah. 2. (formerly) an Indian princess who was sovereign in her own right.
[mah-huh-rah-nee] /ˌmɑ həˈrɑ ni/ noun 1. (formerly) the wife of a maharajah. 2. (formerly) an Indian princess who was sovereign in her own right. /ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːniː/ noun 1. the wife of a maharajah 2. a woman holding the rank of maharajah
[mah-huh-rahsh-truh] /ˌmɑ həˈrɑʃ trə/ noun 1. a state in W central India. 118,903 sq. mi. (307,959 sq. km). Capital: Bombay. /ˌmɑːhəˈræʃtrə/ noun 1. a state of W central India, formed in 1960 from the Marathi-speaking S and E parts of former Bombay state: lies mainly on the Deccan plateau; mainly agricultural. Capital: Mumbai (Bombay). Pop: […]
[mah-huh-ree-shee, muh-hahr-uh-] /mɑ həˈri ʃi, məˈhɑr ə-/ noun, Hinduism. 1. a teacher of spiritual and mystical knowledge; religious sage: often used as an honorary title. 2. any of the seven great mythological seers of the Vedic and post-Vedic writings: identified with the seven stars of Ursa Major. /ˌmɑːhɑːˈriːʃɪ; məˈhɑːriːʃɪ/ noun 1. (Hinduism) a Hindu teacher […]