Definition of Khoja

1. Noun. (Islam) a member of Gujarati speaking Shiite sect that takes the Aga Khan as their religious head ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Khoja

1. a Middle Eastern title of respect [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khoja

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

Literary usage of Khoja

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sessional Papers (1900)
"241, died of plague in the khoja Hospital on 26th January 1898. Jenah, daughter-in-law of ... 59, died of plagne in the khoja Hospital on 9th March 1898. ..."

2. Reading Book of the Turkish Language, with a Grammar and Vocabulary by William Burckhardt Barker (1854)
"fJ\ [P] is not in the house the donkey' replies the khoja asks (for the loan of) j&)\ (__ iiy»- ... khoja ' is braying within the donkey Effendi khoja Oh ! ..."

3. Turkish Literature; Comprising Fables, Belles-lettres and Sacred Traditions by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"So the youth raised up his hands and the khoja began to pray. ... The khoja drew his hands down his face and said, ' O youth, I have prayed much for thee; ..."

4. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara: In the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"On the 9th of November we reached Sepher-khoja. A curious incident happened when I arrived. ... khoja ..."

5. Visits to High Tartary, Yârkand, and Kâshgar (formerly Chinese Tartary): And by Robert Shaw (1871)
"... khoja, "November 1Oth, 1868. " I hope soon to have an opportunity of sending back letters by the ..."

6. Explorations in Turkestan: With an Account of the Basin of Eastern Persia by Raphael Pumpelly, William Morris Davis, Ellsworth Huntington (1905)
"Another valley, that of the Kok Su, or better, the eastern khoja ... Longitudinal section of trie khoja ..."

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