[jeng-gis kahn or, often, geng-]
- 1162–1227, Mongol conqueror of most of Asia and of E Europe to the Dnieper River.
Also Jenghis Khan, Jenghiz Khan.
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Tamerlane, the greatest warrior of the fourteenth century, was descended from Genghis-Khan by the female side.
Genghis-Khan, the renowned Asiatic conqueror, had for his mother a warlike woman.
- original name Temuchin or Temujin. ?1162–1227, Mongol ruler, whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the PacificAlso: Jinghis Khan, Jenghis Khan
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