khan

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Khan \Khan\, noun [Pers. & Tart. kh[=a]n.] [Also {kan}, {kaun}.] A king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the Tartars, Turks, and Persians, and in countries now or formerly governed by them.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Khan \Khan\, noun [Per. kh[=a]n, kh[=a]nah, house, tent, inn.] An Eastern inn or caravansary. [Written also {kawn}.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cham \Cham\ (k[a^]m), noun [See {Khan}.] The sovereign prince of Tartary; -- now usually written {khan}. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

khan

noun

1: a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries

2: an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans [syn: {caravansary}, {caravanserai}, {khan}, {caravan inn}]


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