Associations to the word «Khan»


KHAN, noun. After Genghis Khan, a ruler over various Turkish, Tatar and Mongol peoples in the Middle Ages.
KHAN, noun. An Ottoman sultan.
KHAN, noun. A noble or man of rank in various Muslim countries of Central Asia, including Afghanistan.
KHAN, noun. A caravanserai; a resting-place for a travelling caravan.
KHAN, proper noun. A male given name used extensively among Muslims of South Asia.
KHAN, proper noun. A surname​ derived from the given name.

Dictionary definition

KHAN, noun. A title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries.
KHAN, noun. An inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans.

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