Raj meaning

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Raj is the ruling government in India.

An example of raj is the British ruling over India between 1858 and 1947.

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Dominion or rule, especially the British rule over India (1757–1947).
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In India, rule; government.
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the Raj
  • The British government in, or its dominion over, the states of India.
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the Raj

Origin of raj

  • Hindi rāj from Sanskrit rājā king reg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindustani राज / راج (rāj), from Sanskrit राज्य (rājyá, “royalty, kingship, sovereignty, empire").

    From Wiktionary