Raja

(redirected from Raol)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Raol: Raoul, Roald Dahl

Raja

 

a princely title in India. It is the most common title for a chief in the Vedas and for a ruler in such ancient treatises as the dharmashastras and Arthashastra. During the period of Muslim rule, a raja was a landowning feudal lord of Hindu religion. In colonial India, “raja” was an honorary title, together with rao, rawat, rana, and talukdar, of certain large landowners.

References in periodicals archive ?
Uno de los aspectos mas interesantes del caracter de Raol es su amplio espectro de curiosidad por las gentes y los lugares que visitaba y, a diferencia de los autores que trabajaban en Santa Cruz, dicha curiosidad se extendia a las primeras evidencias historicas de Portugal de las que habia constancia escrita.
Despite these obstacles, Raol is showing farming communities how they can benefit economically from helping to save dwindling rhino and other wildlife populations.
This terrifying omen continued for a number of days, even after the city had fallen, and Raol recalled the reaction of his Anglo-Norman comrades:
Linea Proletaria y Linea de Masas se caracterizaban por contar entre sus militantes a muchos de los que posteriormente ingresaron a los cuadros politicos oficiales del pais, entre ellos, Alberto Anaya, Agustin Acosta, Hugo Andres Araujo y, desde luego Raol Salinas de Gortari, quien en ese entonces era director de Caminos Rurales de la Secretaria de Asentamientos Humanos y Obras Publicas, y fungia como uno de sus mas importantes patrocinadores.
A study, first published as long ago as March 1986, by the European Environmental Issues Committee, presided over by Spain's Doctor Raol Pilof and the then Danish minister for Scientific Studies Olaf Ripol, suggested that the projected growth in double glazed units together with the increase in road transport (tyre inflation) throughout Europe would become a matter of deep concern by the year 2000.
According to Raol Solorzano, director of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energies and Mines, making the areas under its jurisdiction profitable is a precursor to their protection, for if protection is only for "sentimental reasons" then the flora and fauna will always be in jeopardy, vulnerable to changes in the ideology of the government in power.
We realize (the effects of the strike) go well beyond the employer-employee relationship,'' said Raol Lopez, principal officer of Teamsters Local 396, whois involved in the UPS talks.
See Raol Berger, Government by Judiciary 363-72 (1977); Bork, supra note 102, at 143-259; Cass R.
The film, directed by Raol Walsh and starring Errol Flynn, portrayed the famous battle of the Little Big Horn at which George Custer and his men were wiped out.
Aerospace engineers at the National Aeronautical Laboratory in Bangalore Raol (retired) and Singh discuss techniques that have become very important in the design, development, analysis, and evaluation of aerospace vehicles, especially in fly-by-wire aircraft development programs.
Raol di Folpays, a Spanish scientist involved in the experiment said: "This new superfruit could revolutionise the way we get valuable vitamins and nutrients.
Ac er bod gen i rAOl reit amlwg yn y llyfr - fi di'r prif gymeriad os liciwch chi - mae o am lawer iawn mwy na jyst fi," mynna Rhys, sydd bellach yn asiant i sawl unigolyn a gr E[acute accent]p ifanc addawol.