Origin of khan1
Words nearby khan
Other definitions for khan (2 of 2)
Origin of khan2
How to use khan in a sentence
The now-efficient process “once took a month by former means and now actually takes a day,” says Dr. Khan.
Part of that, Dr. Khan says, was a direct result of the global trekking PepsiCo is doing.
Zalwar Khan returns quickly and begins his morning prayers, spreading out a plastic mat and folding his arms over his chest.
Our escort, Hajji Zalwar Khan, is the chief elder in charge of the valley council.
Over the course of these meetings, Zalwar Khan, whose name in Pashto means brave leader, becomes more relaxed.
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.
“Ali Khan” was about to guide the ekka along the rough gangway when Mohammed Rasul interfered.
As for Akhab Khan and other leaders of rebel brigades, it was impossible to distinguish them among so many.
Probably the death of Akhab Khan had unnerved her, and she dared not trust to the mercy of the victors.
I took a stick and a small shield made of basket-work from Peer Khan, who had brought them, and advanced to the centre.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for khan (1 of 3)
- (formerly) a title borne by medieval Chinese emperors and Mongol and Turkic rulers: usually added to a nameKublai Khan
- such a ruler