From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
maharaja \maharaja\, maharajah \ma*ha*ra"jah\, noun [Skr. mah[=a]r[=a]ja; mahat great + r[=a]ja king.] A sovereign prince in India; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja; -- a title given also to other persons of high rank. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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