Genghis Khan



[jeng-gis kahn or, often, geng-] /ˈdʒɛŋ gɪs ˈkɑn or, often, ˈgɛŋ-/

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1162–1227, Mongol conqueror of most of Asia and of E Europe to the Dnieper River.
/ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs kɑːn/
noun
1.
original name Temuchin or Temujin. ?1162–1227, Mongol ruler, whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Also Jinghis Khan, Jenghis Khan
Genghis Khan [(jeng-gis, geng-gis kahn)]

A Mongolian general and emperor of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries, known for his military leadership and great cruelty. He conquered vast portions of northern China and southwestern Asia.

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