noun(the Raj) • historical
- 1British sovereignty in India: the last days of the RajMore example sentences
- This set of essays written over a span of forty years from 1961 to 2002, examines the structure and working of the British Raj in India during the first half of Crown Rule.
- In 1921, the Malabar Muslims, known as Moplahs, started a rebellion against the British raj whom they treated as enemies of Islam.
- Moreover, several police stations and even headquarters of the police divisions in the country continue to function on the methodology that has little changed since its inception during the British raj.
- 1.1 (raj) [mass noun] Indian Rule; government: [in singular]: they alleged that a ‘goonda raj’ had been set up in the stateMore example sentences
- The licence-permit raj created passive consumers willing to buy any rubbish available.
- Triplicane and Ice House areas have had a long history of goonda raj.
- In a civilisation which boasts of panchayati raj in 5000 BC, democracy is still in its infancy.
from Hindi rāj 'reign'.
More definitions of RajDefinition of Raj in:
- The US English dictionary