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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").
Genghis Khan(ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs kɑːn)
(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
Gen•ghis Khan(ˈdʒɛŋ gɪs ˈkɑn or, often, ˈgɛŋ-)
1162–1227, Mongol conqueror.