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[khoh-tahn, koh-]
  1. Older Spelling. Hotan.
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Examples from the Web for khotan

Historical Examples

  • They had already heard that I intended to travel to Khotan in midwinter.

    Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)

    Sven Hedin

  • I brought a supply with me which was enough for the journey to Khotan.

  • I had not yet said anything to them, but they understood that there was no question of Khotan.

  • “History of Khotan,” translated by M. Abel Rémusat, pp. 55, 56.

    Needlework As Art

    Marian Alford

  • The invaders were Turks, the rescued prince a king of Khotan.

    Custom and Myth

    Andrew Lang

British Dictionary definitions for khotan


  1. another name for Hotan
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