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.
An Eastern inn or caravansary.
a Turkish title, originally the ruler of state but then applied to subordinate chiefs and nobles; also in Turkish, a caravansary.
An inn with a courtyard for animals so that caravans can be accommodated; a caravanserai
The title for political leaders until 1921.
Turkish title for a supreme chief, used by the Tartars. (Fine, John V.A. Jr. The Late Medieval Balkans, 624)
A Prince of an Ordu, The leading nobleman.
a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
an inn in some Eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
a stone building containing a few perfectly empty rooms, to receive the traveller in the absence of inns, or shelter against the night air and against storm
The Turkic term approximately equivalent to Lord. A general form of address for noblemen.
Mongol ruler, a king, prince, or chief; common title for sovereigns in Inner Asia. Sometimes used interchangeably with kaghan.
Each Clan elects two leaders, or Khans. One serves as the Clan's senior military commander and bureaucratic administrator The second Khan's position is less well-defined. He or she is second-in-command, carrying out duties assigned by the first Khan. In times of great internal or external threat, or when a coordinated effort is required of all Clans, an ilKhan is chosen to serve as the supreme ruler of the Clans.
A caravansary. Pr.
(Turkic, "supreme leader"): Turkish title, also used by the rules of Bulgaria, the Avars and Khazars.
Khan (sometimes spelled as Xan, Han, Ke-Han) is a title with many meanings. It means commander, leader or ruler, in Mongolian and Turkic languages. Khan also means a leader of a tribe.