Khitan

noun Khi·tan
variants: or Kitan \ˈkēˈtän\ or less commonly Chi-dan or Chi-tan \ˈchēˈdän\

Definition of Khitan

plural Khitan or Khitans or Kitan or Kitans
1 :a conquering Tatar people maintaining hegemony of northern China in the Liao dynasty from the 10th to the 12th centuries
2 :a member of the Khitan people

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