This immense country is divided into different states, governed by Khans, and hence termed Khanats.
"Michael Strogoff" by Jules Verne
At five o'clock in the morning the train stops at the capital of the Khanate of Bokhara, eleven hundred and seven versts from Uzun Ada.
"The Adventures of a Special Correspondent" by Jules Verne
This Khanate intervened between Bokhara and the Caspian Sea, which the Russians used as their base of operations on the west.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
Russia has absorbed most of the khanates, and has tried more than once to encroach on portions belonging to China.
"The Awakening of China" by W.A.P. Martin
Hitherto there has been no Christian colonization in the direction of the Khanates, nor is there any indigenous form of Christianity.
"The Future of Islam" by Wilfred Scawen Blunt
So long as Bati lived, this khanate was united and powerful, but after his death, in 1257, it gradually lost strength.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
That is the case with the Central Asian Khanates and with the protected States of India.
"A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko"" by A. Conan Doyle
Including the khanates of Karateghin and Darvaz the area is about 85,000 sq.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Mahomed Yakoob was born in or about the year 1820, in the flourishing little town of Piskent, in the khanate of Khokand.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Towards the end of the 15th century the Turks built the fortress of Gezleveh on the present site, and it became the capital of a khanate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various