Definition of Shivaji in English:

Shivaji

(also Sivaji)

proper noun

  • (1627–80), Indian raja of the Marathas 1674–80. He raised a successful Hindu revolt against Muslim rule in 1659 and expanded Maratha territory. After being crowned raja he blocked Mogul expansionism by forming an alliance with the sultans in the south.

Pronunciation

Shivaji

/ʃɪˈvɑːdʒi/