Khiva

geographical name Khi·va \ ˈkē-və \

Definition of Khiva

1 oasis in Uzbekistan west of the lower Amu Dar'ya
2 or Khwarazm play \kwə-ˈra-zəm, kwä-\ former khanate of central Asia including Khiva Oasis
3 or Khiwa play \ˈkē-və\ town in the Khiva Oasis population 41,300
Note: The town of Khiva was the capital of the khanate of Khiva.

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