- Raj is the ruling government in India.
An example of raj is the British ruling over India between 1858 and 1947.
raj definition by Webster's New World
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in India, rule; government
Origin: Hindi ; from rājya, kingdom: see rajah
raj definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Dominion or rule, especially the British rule over India (1757-1947).
Origin: Hindi rāj, from Sanskrit rājā, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.
raj - Phrases/Idioms
the British government in, or its dominion over, the states of India