[ UK /mˈæhɐɹˌæd‍ʒɐ/ ]
  1. a great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja
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  • The result was that one night, about midnight, when the Maharajah had retired and the rest of the palace was wrapped in slumber, the young prince collected a handful of followers, and with his brother My Three Years in Manipur and Escape from the Recent Mutiny
  • In the afternoon the young Maharajah rode on his elephant, showering gold and silver coins on jubilant crowds of his subjects.
  • I met maharajahs and sultans and all kinds of Asian nobles.
  • Maharajah of Travancore; the Nabob of Jubbelpore; the Begum of Bhopal; the Nawab of Mysore; the Rance of Gulnare; the Ahkoond of Swat's; the Rao of Rohilkund; the Gaikwar of Baroda. Following the Equator, Part 5
  • Lowering his spear-point the Maharajah bent forward in the saddle; but at the last moment the pig "jinked," that is, turned sharply at right angles to his former course, and bounded away untouched, while the baffled sportsman was carried on helplessly by his excited horse. The Jungle Girl
  • During the next few days some time was spent in shooting with the Maharajah of Bhurtpore; a grand ball was given at the Fort; a long interview granted Sir Dinkur Rao, the Native statesman; local convents and schools visited; the tomb of Akbar the Great -- described as the grandest in the world -- seen at Sekundra; a visit paid to the loyal The Life of King Edward VII with a sketch of the career of King George V
  • Recently restored by business man Suresh -- a Ben Kingsley lookalike -- and his wife, a descendant of the maharajah, the Chittoor Palace is run as an exclusive guesthouse for the likes of honeymooners, who can stay in the sumptuous rooms of the royals and enjoy the idyllic surroundings and traditional entertainment such as Kathakali, a dance-drama form where every action, even the tiniest eye movement, has significance. - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • Maharajahs, elephants, dusty plains, imposing mountains, teeming bazaars… and loyal Indian jemadars and subedars who made sturdy and trusty subordinates.
  • Walker has parlayed a Bill Clinton appointment as Comptroller General into a lifetime career as a benefit-cut advocate, a career that not only pays well but provides enough over-the-top media flattery to embarrass a Maharajah. Richard (RJ) Eskow: The Ministry of Truth: New Fronts in the War on Social Security
  • The empire's administrators liked their maharajahs to be foreign in attire and biddable in all things.
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