cham

[ kam ]
/ kæm /

noun

an archaic variant of khan1.

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British Dictionary definitions for cham (1 of 2)

cham
/ (kæm) /

noun

an archaic word for khan 1 (def. 1)

Word Origin for cham

C16: from French, from Persian khān; see khan 1

British Dictionary definitions for cham (2 of 2)

Cham
/ (tʃæm) /

noun

plural Cham or Chams a member of a people of Indonesian stock living in Cambodia and central Vietnam
the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
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