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[kahn] /kɑn/
Louis Isadore, 1901–74, U.S. architect, born in Estonia. Unabridged
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  • "You can remain and wait, Mr. Kahn," answered the agent rising.

  • Against Kahn, the Fire God, did he struggle, beating with his white wings.

    In the Time That Was James Frederic Thorne
  • There is no hotel, except Kahn's, where one can obtain both beds and meals.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • Kahn is before everything else an artist: sometimes he is more.

    The Book of Masks Remy de Gourmont
  • Karenin remained downcast and thoughtful while Kahn said these things.

    The World Set Free Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Kahn


Herman. 1922–83, US mathematician and futurologist; director of the Hudson Institute (1961–83)
Louis I(sadore). 1901–74, US architect, noted for his art museums at Yale (1951–53), Fort Worth (1966–72), and New Haven (1969–74)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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