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Khania

[khah-nyah]
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noun
  1. Greek name of Canea.
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Historical Examples

  • But I could get nothing out of her except that she was the Khania—a person in authority.

    Ayesha

    H. Rider Haggard

  • It worked well, for truly there is no one whom I hate more than the Khania Atene.

    Ayesha

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Indeed, both the Khania and Simbri had often told us as much.

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    H. Rider Haggard

  • Leo asked the Khania what happened if there was a bad season.

    Ayesha

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Whatever this Khania may have been to me in the past—if she was anything at all—that story is done with.

    Ayesha

    H. Rider Haggard


British Dictionary definitions for khania

Khaniá

noun
  1. a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Chania
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