Cham



khan1 .
noun
an archaic word for khan1 (sense 1)
noun
(pl) Cham, Chams. a member of a people of Indonesian stock living in Cambodia and central Vietnam
the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
n.

old alternative form of khan, 1550s, from French cham, Medieval Latin cham, alternative forms of chan, can.

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