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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).
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Kublai Khan

(ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn)
n
(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)
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Ku•blai Khan

(ˈku blaɪ ˈkɑn)

also Ku′bla Khan′

(ˈku blə)
n.
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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Khatso is an endangered minority language spoken in a single farming village in southwestern China, says Donlay, and the 5600 speakers are ethnic Mongolians who descended from troops Kublai Khan brought to Yunnan during the 13th century as part of his campaign to conquer China.
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As just one example, the author points out that although Mongol leader Kublai Khan conquered most of Asia and Eastern Europe in the 1200s, the small kingdom of Dai Viet (now northern Vietnam) and its fearless general defeated the Mongol hordes three separate times.
Buddhist influence and related ties to Indian culture reached a high point during the long reign of Kublai Khan (ruled 1260-1294).
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1260 - Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire.