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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KHAN

On this occasion, our provisions were supplemented by the hospitality of the khan.

The Khan of Dir, the most important, is a Government nominee.

The khan asserted his loyalty and that of his neighbour the Khan of Jar.

The retainers of the Khan of Khar implored them not to be so rash.

You see, the question was what to do about the mess that the Khan and Khant made.

There is the tomb of Tsinilla, the beloved spouse of Khan Mangu.

Thereafter, when orders arrived from the khan, Dmitri ignored them.

But the khan did insist that the dukes should visit him and pay him homage.

He succeeded, but was kept at the court of the khan for a year.

Thus Peter made preparations for war with the Khan of the Crimea.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Turkic, literally "lord, prince," contraction of khaqan "ruler, sovereign." Known in Europe since 13c., cf. Latin chanis, Greek kanes, Old French chan.

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