[ khah-nyah ]
/ xɑˈnyɑ /
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Greek name of Canea.
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How to use Khania in a sentence
Now they had been drawn, and between them, in her royal array, stood the Khania still as a statue.
Khania occupies the site of the ancient Cydonia, by which name the Greek bishopric is still called.
We followed, and reached a room that seemed to be hewn from the rock above the gateway, where the woman called Khania left us.
We seek, Khania, whatsoever Fate shall bring us on yonder Mountain, that which is crowned with flame.
Who and what was this Khania, I wondered again, and—this was more to the point, who and what would Leo believe her to be?
British Dictionary definitions for Khania
/ (xaˈnja) /
a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Chania
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