Definition of Khans

1. Noun. (plural of khan) ¹



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Definition of Khans

1. khan [n] - See also: khan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khans

khamseen
khamseens
khamsin
khamsins
khan
khana
khanas
khanate
khanates
khanda
khanga
khangas
khanjar
khanjars
khanneshite
khans (current term)
khansama
khansamah
khansamahs
khansamas
khanum
khanums
khaph
khaphs
kharaelakhite
kharif
kharifs
khat
khatchkar
khatris

Literary usage of Khans

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1. A History of India Under the Two First Sovereigns of the House of Taimur by William Erskine (1854)
"SECT, in, looks as if a division had already taken place; and as if, even then, different khans had been acknowledged in different countries. ..."

2. Sketches of Turkey in 1831 and 1832 by James Ellsworth De Kay (1833)
"THE khans in Constantinople form a conspicuous feature in this oriental capital. These massy buildings originated in the benevolence of wealthy individuals, ..."

3. The History of the British Empire in India by Edward Thornton (1859)
"ference with two confidential khans, who stood high in the confidence of the late ... The khans received the communication with the appearance of great ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1900)
"... but they all confessed the supremacy of the khans of Persia; and he often interposed his authority, and sometimes his arms, to check their depredations, ..."

5. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... and the distance and decline of the Mogul khans soon enfranchised him from the control of a superior. He was situate on the verge of the Greek empire: ..."

6. Russian Central Asia: Including Kuldja, Bokhara, Khiva and Merv by Henry Lansdell (1885)
"... khans, and commencement of intercourse with Russia.—Raids of Cossacks, and expedition of Cherkassky. ..."

7. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the by Andrew Wilson (1876)
"... and one is supposed now to be in special need of being taken care of; so I was received on landing, and with great dignity, by a number of Afghan khans ..."

8. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1883)
"I learned definitively that each of the two hereditary khans had resumed his old jurisdiction over his respective division of the Tekkes, and on the morrow ..."

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