AskDefine | Define raj

Dictionary Definition

raj n : British dominion over India (1757-1947)

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Hindustani राज / (rāj) < राज्यः (rājyah), meaning kingdom.

Noun

  1. Reign; rule.

Derived terms

Bosnian

Noun

raj (p: rajevi)

Croatian

Noun

raj (p: rajevi)

Hungarian

Etymology

From a language, compare Slovak roj.

Noun

raj

Polish

Noun

raj

Romani

Noun

raj

Serbian

Noun

raj (p: rajevi)

Cyrillic spelling

Extensive Definition

Raj may refer to:
  • Jaskinia Raj, cave in Poland
  • Ráj, village in the Czech Republic, administratively part of Karviná
is the Sanskrit word for "rule, dominion". It may, in particular, refer to:
is the Sanskrit word for "ruler, king".
is the Sanskrit word for "realm, kingdom", cognate to . It may, in particular, refer to:
raj in French: Raj (homonymie)
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