Khiva

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geographical name Khi·va \ˈkē-və\

Definition of Khiva

  1. 1 oasis in Uzbekistan west of the lower Amu Dar'ya

  2. 2 or Khwarazm \kwə-ˈra-zəm, kwä-\play former khanate of central Asia including Khiva Oasis

  3. 3 or Khiwa \ˈkē-və\ town in the Khiva Oasis population 41,300 The town of Khiva was the capital of the khanate of Khiva.


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