This is the more remarkable as the Khasi women considerably outnumber the men.
To marry within the clan is the greatest sin a Khasi can commit.
But these latter are rather prolongations of spurs from the Khasi chain than isolated groups belonging to the plains.
The revolt was stamped out by the Khasi and Jaintia Expedition of 1862-63.
At Cherrapunji in the Khasi hills it averages upwards of 500 in.
Again, along the southern edge of the Garo and Khasi hills, landslips were unusually prevalent.
We are fortunate in having a fuller knowledge of the Khasi tribes, than is common of many primitive peoples.
The dinner consisted of fermented Khasi beans, known as ktung rymbai, from which the strong smell emanated.
The modern inhabitants of the Khasi Hills in India still make use of megalithic monuments.
These tribes are formed in sections—of which the chief are the Khasi, Synteng, and War.