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Ranjit Singh

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Pronunciation: /ˌrʌndʒɪt ˈsɪŋ
 
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Definition of Ranjit Singh in English:

( 1780–1839), Indian maharaja, founder of the Sikh state of Punjab; known as the Lion of the Punjab. He proclaimed himself maharaja of Punjab in 1801, and went on to make it the most powerful state in India. Most of his territory was annexed by Britain after the Sikh Wars which followed his death.

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