Definition of Khodjas
1. khodja [n] - See also: khodja
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Literary usage of Khodjas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."