khanate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n khanate the position of a khan
    • n khanate the realm of a khan
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Khanate Dominion or jurisdiction of a khan.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n khanate The dominion or jurisdiction of a khan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Khanate the dominion or jurisdiction of a khan
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Pers. khān, lord or prince, a Tartar word.

Usage

In literature:

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
The invention of these barriers is ascribed to the Tatars of the khanat of Astrakhan.
"Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c." by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
Notes of a Journey in the Russian Provinces of Central Asia and the Khanates of Bokhara and Kokand.
"The Great Musicians: Rossini and His School" by Henry Sutherland Edwards
A history of Russian Turkestan and the Central Asian Khanates.
"Select List of Books ... Relating to the Far East" by Appleton Prentiss Clark Griffin
I did not remain long with my new fellow-travellers from the Khanate of Kokhand.
"Árminius Vambéry, his life and adventures" by Árminius Vambéry
The length of the khanate from north to south is 200 m., and its greatest width 300 m. The area of the Khiva oasis is 5210 sq.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

The result is eloquently blackened doom with nods to Khanate's Things Viral and Sunn O)))'s Black One.
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