Definition of Khodjas

1. khodja [n] - See also: khodja



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khodjas

khilims
khimar
khimars
khinite
khirkah
khirkahs
khis
khitmatgar
khitmatgars
khitmutgar
khitmutgars
khmaralite
khnate
kho kho
khodja
khodjas (current term)
khoja
khojas
kholah
kholsun
khomyakovite
khon
khopesh
khor
khors
khotbah
khotbahs
khotbeh
khotbehs
khoum

Literary usage of Khodjas

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1. The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries by Charles William Heckethorn (1897)
"152. A Modern Assassin Chief.—In 1866 a singular law case was decided at Bombay. There is in that city a numerous community of traders called khodjas. ..."

2. Central Asia and the Anglo-Russian Frontier Question: A Series of Political by Ármin Vámbéry (1874)
"The khodjas naturally saw through the reasons of the hostility. ... to succeed to the Chinese power in East Turkestan, namely, between the khodjas of Kutcha ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Only the military class, the priesthood, and the khodjas are exempt from the ... The khodjas consider themselves descendants of the prophet ; they pay no ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... the Arabic language and other Mohammedan learning, they pass an examination which entitles them to be called khodjas. The term "softas" is also applied ..."

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