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Khania

[khah-nyah] /xɑˈnyɑ/
noun
1.
Greek name of Canea.
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  • Whatever this Khania may have been to me in the past—if she was anything at all—that story is done with.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • I had seen and heard too much, and this woman called Khania guessed that I had seen and heard.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • Now they had been drawn, and between them, in her royal array, stood the Khania still as a statue.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • What if Amenartas and this Khania, this woman with royalty stamped on every feature, should be the same?

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • Then she seemed to reflect, and stayed it in mid air, so that it pointed at the Khania.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • But I could get nothing out of her except that she was the Khania—a person in authority.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • Get thee gone to thy Mountain fastness and the Khania gives thee peace, and thy people their lives.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • Leo asked the Khania what happened if there was a bad season.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • She waved her hand to show that this matter was finished; then after long thought spoke again, addressing herself to the Khania.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
  • It worked well, for truly there is no one whom I hate more than the Khania Atene.

    Ayesha H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for Khania

Khaniá

/xaˈnja/
noun
1.
a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Chania
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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