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To him the Rajah spoke quietly, with an amused expression, and the man bowed his head.

Trafford, not improbably, ruling some rajah's kingdom in the far East.

It was the diplomatic Kassim who represented the Rajah at the council.

Over the stockade and the Rajah's buildings Brown saw their lights on the water.

An hour or so afterwards I saw Willems land a boat party at the Rajah's.

Finally he said, 'There is darkness in our Rajah's house, but no sleep.

They were gloomy and languid, and told us they had not seen their Rajah for five days.

Next day we were busy unloading, and heard that the Rajah was unwell.

So, then, you did not think the Rajah's daughter should be a Moor?

Rajah Hassim here has seen them less than two hours ago, and so has the girl.

WORD ORIGIN

also raja, "king or prince in India," 1550s, from Hindi, from Sanskrit rajan "king," related to raj "kingdom, kingship," rajati "he rules," and cognate with Latin rex, Old Irish rig "king" (see regal). Related: Rajput, "member of the ruling caste in northern India" (1590s), from Sanskrit rajaputrah "prince," literally "king's son," from putrah "son, boy" (cf. puerile).

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