geographical name

Khi·​va ˈkē-və How to pronounce Khiva (audio)
oasis in Uzbekistan west of the lower Amu Dar'ya
or Khwarazm former khanate of central Asia including Khiva Oasis
or Khiwa 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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“Khiva.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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