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  1. Older Spelling. Qahar.
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or Cha·har

noun Pinyin.
  1. a former province of Inner Mongolia in NE China: divided 1952 among adjacent provinces.
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Examples from the Web for chahar

Historical Examples of chahar

  • They are of the Chahar Lang, and deny that they are under the Ilkhani's rule.

    Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)

    Isabella L. Bird

  • In a few days they came, two hundred warlike Chahar brigands under the command of a former Chinese hunghutze.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • We have been marching through comparatively lowland scenery, like the Chahar Mahals, from which we are not far.

  • But the Chahar was in the saddle in a second without a murmur and galloped to his place in the file.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski