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Ku·blai Khan

 (ko͞o′blī kän′) also Ku·bla Khan (-blə) 1215-1294.
Mongol emperor (1260-1294) and founder of the Mongol dynasty in China. A grandson of Genghis Khan, he conquered the Song dynasty (1279) and established a great capital, now Beijing, where he received Marco Polo (1275-1292).

Kublai Khan

(ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn)
(Biography) ?1216–94, Mongol emperor of China: grandson of Genghis Khan. He completed his grandfather's conquest of China by overthrowing the Sung dynasty (1279) and founded the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

Ku•blai Khan

(ˈku blaɪ ˈkɑn)

also Ku′bla Khan′

(ˈku blə)
1216–94, khan c1260–94: founder of the Mongol dynasty in China (grandson of Genghis Khan).
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Noun1.Kublai Khan - Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of ChinaKublai Khan - Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
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'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' and Part I of 'Christabel.' In 'Kubla Kahn' 'Xanadu' is Coleridge's form for 'Xamdu,' the capital of Kublai Khan in Purchas's Pilgrimage, which Coleridge was reading when he fell into the sleep in which he wrote the poem.
From the disappearance of Kublai Khan's navy as they attempted the invasion of Japan, to the shipwrecks of the Caribbean, "Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks" is a gripping read that is profusely illustrated throughout.
. Like a sneeze in Chinese, like a summer home for Kublai Khan as
Some claim it made its way along the Silk Road; others claim it came via the 13th century Mongol invasion; still others claim that Marco Polo brought it back from China after his meeting with Kublai Khan.
Three original music-theatre pieces by emerging writers and composers--one show on Kublai Kahn and Marco Polo, another on Andy Warhol and a third on cancer--got the green light for open-rehearsal readings, according to the institute's artistic director Mark Brokaw and producer Beth Morrison.
"His sons and grandsons Ogodei, Kuyuk, Mangu, and Kublai followed him as akhan and his great-grandnephew, Babur and Tamerlane, conquered India and Asia in the tradition of the mighty Genghis Khan.
First of a two-part drama retelling of the life of 13th-century Venetian trader Marco Polo and his epic journey to the Far East with Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.
This adventure begins with a trip into the past of Genghis and Kublai Khan and an accidental ancient ocean voyage to Hawaii.
In this extraordinary work, Kublai Khan, emperor of all the East, employs Marco Polo to tell him about the cities of his realm.
Calvino retorna el relato de Marco Polo y nos da al personaje en constante conversacion con Kublai, el Gran Kan, a quien le cuenta todo lo que ha visto en sus viajes, describiendo estas experiencias como ciudades donde siempre hay algo que tiene que ver con regiones profundas de cada hombre, como si la urbe, cada una de ellas, fuera un tarot, un mandala o una moneda en el aire.
The defeat of Kublai Khan's massive Mongol armada in 1281 has long been one of the most famous, most mythologised events in Japanese History.
to Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan, who swept out of the barren steppes to the east of the Caspian Sea to carve a bloody swathe from eastern Anatolia to northern India.