khoja

noun kho·ja \ˈkōjə\
variants: or

khojah

\ˈkōjə\

Definition of khoja

plural

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  1. 1 less commonly hodja \ˈhō-\ a :  a member of any of various classes in Muslim lands —used as a title of respect b :  an Islamic teacher

  2. 2 capitalized [Hindi ḵ́ẖoja, from Persian khwāja] India :  a member of an Ismaili sect surviving as a subsect of the ancient Assassins

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Origin and Etymology of khoja

Turkish & Persian; Turkish hoca, from Persian khwāja


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