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cham

 (kăm)
n. Archaic
A Tatar or Mongol khan.

[Middle French, from Old French kaan, kan, partly from Mongolian kağan and partly from Tatar xan; akin to Turkish han, khan; see khan1.]

cham

(kæm)
n
(Historical Terms) an archaic word for khan11
[C16: from French, from Persian khān; see khan1]

Cham

(tʃæm)
npl Cham or Chams
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of Indonesian stock living in Cambodia and central Vietnam
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

cham

(kæm)

n.
Archaic. khan 1.
References in classic literature ?
The tradition generally received derives them from Cham, the son of Noah, and they pretend, however improbably, that from his time till now the legal succession of their kings hath never been interrupted, and that the supreme power hath always continued in the same family.
Their histories count a hundred and sixty-two reigns, from Cham to Faciladas or Basilides; among which some women are remarkably celebrated.
But the affair did not end so; the next day came a great number of the country people to the town gates, and in a most outrageous manner demanded satisfaction of the Russian governor for the insulting their priests and burning their great Cham Chi-Thaungu.
So he takes his bow and arrows, and getting on horseback, he rides away from our rear directly, as it were back to Nertsinskay; after this he takes a great circuit about, and comes directly on the army of the Tartars as if he had been sent express to tell them a long story that the people who had burned the Cham Chi-Thaungu were gone to Sibeilka, with a caravan of miscreants, as he called them--that is to say, Christians; and that they had resolved to burn the god Scal-Isar, belonging to the Tonguses.
If the Tartars had their Cham Chi-Thaungu for a whole village or country, these had idols in every hut and every cave.
Beyond that again is the kingdom of Prester John and of the great Cham.
Then, all together, they struck up the wailing cham that I heard on the hillside:
But Cham is far from a newcomer to the Scottish gymnastics scene having entered the sport more than a decade ago - and staying in it so he didn't get roped into shifts in his parents' takeaway.
has closed the acquisition of the specialty paper business of Switzerland-based Cham Paper Group Holding AG for CHF 146.
The community cham sucht ein unternehmen, these are four different types of sicknesses.
Hun Khei, director of the Kampong Cham Provincial Prison, said he had received San Rotha yesterday morning, but wasn't able to specify the charges.
Cham pleaded guilty to five charges of facilitating the entry into the State of a person who was an illegal immigrant or who was seeking asylum at Dublin Airport on dates between December 13, 2016 and January 22, 2017.