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rani

[rah-nee, rah-nee] /ˈrɑ ni, rɑˈni/
noun, plural ranis.
1.

ranee

or rani

[rah-nee, rah-nee] /ˈrɑ ni, rɑˈni/
noun, (in India)
1.
the wife of a rajah.
2.
a reigning queen or princess.
Origin of ranee
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Hindi rānī < Sanskrit rājñī queen (feminine derivative of rājan king)
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rani

/ˈrɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
(in oriental countries, esp India) a queen or princess; the wife of a rajah
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi: queen, from Sanskrit rājñī, feminine of rājanrajah

ranee

/ˈrɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of rani
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