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

Examples of Khalkha in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The current and 14th dalai lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will be 88 in July 2023, and the Khalkha Jetsun Dhampa in Mongolia is traditionally one of the Buddhist leaders who recognizes the dalai lama’s successor. Brooke Schedneck, The Conversation, 30 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Khalkha was in 1873

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“Khalkha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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