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Maharana is a variation on the Indian royal title Maharaja, also meaning 'Great king' in Hindi. It is composed of Maha- 'great' and the royal title Rana, a variation on Raja.

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Google previewAn Indian Summer (1987)

by James Cameron

Maharana is a subtle improvement on Maharaja, a delicate elevation in rank, befitting the man who claimed to be the heir to the longest-established dynasty in the world. For some reason, allegedly an old curse, the succession has rarely gone ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Primitive Tribes in India (2004)

by P. K. Mohanty

Maharana, Ojha [Orissa]; Ari [in Bengal]; Das, De, Karuna [in Behar]; Mistri, Tewari, Thakur [H.H. Risley]. Surnames: Dey, Ha1der, Kabiraj, Karmakar, Mondal , Roy, Sen [Bihar]; Netam, Sori [Madhya Pradesh]; Maharana, Ojha [Orissa]; Das, De, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Literature (1988)

by Amaresh Datta

During the Heroic period the Rajasthani songs that described the valour of Prithviraj, Maharana Kumbha, Kamada Dev, Hamir, Maharana Sanga and Maharana Pratap were in one with Sanskrit tradition. Sarangadhar wrote Sarangadhar ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Puranas (2001)

by Swami Parmeshwaranand

Finally an old carpenter named Ananta Maharana of Dwaraka appeared there are constructed the very images of the Lord Jagannatha, Balabhadra and Subhadra staying in a closed room for twenty-one days. But... period was over the king ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)

by Gaṅgā Rām Garg

Its President was Maharana Sajjan Singh, Maharana of Mewar; the other important members were Kaviraja Syamaladas, Rai Mulraj, Gopalarao Harides" amukh, Maharaj Colonel Pratapsingh of Jodhpur, Mohanlal Visnulalji Pandya, Sir Nahar ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (2006)

by Om Gupta

Hindu monarch- warriors like Shivaji, Maharana Pratap and Prithviraj Chauhan are hailed today as heroes of Hindu society. Hindus draw inspiration and pride from the Hindu empires of the Gupta Dynasty, the Rajput kings of modern ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1922)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

Lord Minto took occasion of a state visit to the Maharana ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1H4A1R1A1N1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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