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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Khan  \Khan\,  n.  [Pers.  &  Tart.  kh[=a]n.]  [Also  {kan},  {kaun}.] 
  A  king;  a  prince;  a  chief;  a  governor;  --  so  called  among  the 
  Tartars,  Turks,  and  Persians,  and  in  countries  now  or 
  formerly  governed  by  them 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Khan  \Khan\,  n.  [Per.  kh[=a]n,  kh[=a]nah,  house,  tent,  inn.] 
  An  Eastern  inn  or  caravansary.  [Written  also  {kawn}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cham  \Cham\,  n.  [See  {Khan}.] 
  The  sovereign  prince  of  Tartary;  --  now  usually  written 
  {khan}.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  khan 
  n  :  an  inn  in  some  Eastern  countries  with  a  large  courtyard  that 
  provides  accommodation  for  caravans  [syn:  {caravansary}, 
  {caravanserai},  {caravan  inn}] 




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