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khan

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noun \ˈkän also ˈkan\

Definition of khan

  1. 1 :  a medieval sovereign of China and ruler over the Turkish, Tatar, and Mongol tribes

  2. 2 :  a local chieftain or man of rank in some countries of central Asia



Origin and Etymology of khan

Middle English caan, from Middle French kan, kaan, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish han prince


First Known Use: 15th century


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khan

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Definition of khan

  1. :  a caravansary or rest house in some Asian countries



Origin and Etymology of khan

Arabic khān


First Known Use: 1614

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