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Gen·ghis Khan

(gĕng′gĭs kän′, jĕng′-) or Jen·ghiz Khan (jĕn′gĭz kän′, jĕng′-) Originally Temujin. 1162?-1227.
Mongol conqueror who united the Mongol tribes and forged an empire stretching from China to the Danube River and into Persia. In 1206 he took the name Genghis Khan ("supreme conqueror").
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Genghis Khan

(ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs kɑːn)
n
(Biography) original name Temuchin or Temujin. ?1162–1227, Mongol ruler, whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific. Also: Jinghis Khan or Jenghis Khan
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Gen•ghis Khan

(ˈdʒɛŋ gɪs ˈkɑn or, often, ˈgɛŋ-)
n.
1162–1227, Mongol conqueror.
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The eternal God has slain and annihilated these lands and peoples, because they have neither adhered to Chingis Khan, nor to the Khagan, both of whom have been sent to make known God's command, nor to the command of God.
de Rachewiltz, "Some Remarks on the Ideological Foundations of Chingis Khan's Empire," Papers on Far Eastern History 7 (1973): 21-36; J.