- a teacher in a Muslim school.
- (initial capital letter) a member of a subsect of the Muslims in India.
Origin of khoja
First recorded in 1615–25, khoja is from the Persian word khwāja
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Examples from the Web for khoja
I will never forget meeting a tiny girl near remote Khoja Bahauddin, who unbelievably spoke English.The World’s Most Vulnerable Mayor
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What lies behind Wood's Khoja range, between it and the main divide?The Gates of India
Oh, I know then, said the khoja; and he came back with a Seyyid in full robes.The Cradle of Mankind
When you do know,” said the Khoja, “I shall take the trouble of addressing you.
O set your mind at rest,” said the Khoja; “the cauldron is dead.
Quoth the Khoja: “When I was above stairs, why did you bring me down?”