ra·jah / ˈräjə; ˈräzhə/ (also ra·ja) • n. hist. an Indian king or prince. ∎ a title extended to petty dignitaries and nobles in India during the British Raj. ∎ a title extended by the British to a Malay or Javanese ruler or chief.
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