Khalkha

noun
Khal·​kha | \ ˈkal-kə How to pronounce Khalkha (audio) , ˈḵal-ḵə How to pronounce Khalkha (audio) \

Definition of Khalkha

1 : a member of a Mongol people of Outer Mongolia
2 : the language of the Khalkha people used as the official language of the country of Mongolia

First Known Use of Khalkha

1873, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Khalkha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Khalkha. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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