Khivan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Khiva +‎ -an.

Adjective[edit]

Khivan (comparative more Khivan, superlative most Khivan)

  1. From or pertaining to Khiva.

Noun[edit]

Khivan (plural Khivans)

  1. Someone from Khiva.
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 19:
      The troops were then led away in small groups by their hosts. It was just what the Khivans had been waiting for.