Definitions

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  • noun Islam a member of Gujarati speaking Shiite sect that takes the Aga Khan as their religious head

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Examples

  • [Illustration: THE KHOJA SINGS.] "It is not the voice of a native songster," said the Khoja demurely,

    Miscellanea

  • The men looked at each other in dismay, for the Khoja was a very popular preacher.

    Miscellanea

  • This man was of a malicious disposition; and the poverty of the Khoja was a satisfaction to him.

    Miscellanea

  • After waiting for several days, with the dust storms showing no sign of abating, Ed reluctantly left Khoja on September 7 and headed back to France, where his wife, Lori, had threatened dire consequences if Ed didn't return in time for her birthday.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

  • There were other foreign journalists in Khoja hoping to see Massoud, and they all shared a guest house in the dusty little town, waiting for the weather to settle so that Massoud's helicopter could fly in.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

  • The country's founding father, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, belonged to a Shiite sect, the Khoja, whose followers are famous in the subcontinent for their business acumen.

    Pakistan's Low-Grade Civil War

  • The country's founding father, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, belonged to a Shia sect, the Khoja, whose followers are famous in the subcontinent for their business acumen.

    The Plight of Pakistan's Shia

  • There were other foreign journalists in Khoja hoping to see Massoud, and they all shared a guest house in the dusty little town, waiting for the weather to settle so that Massoud's helicopter could fly in.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

  • In early September of 2001, Ed and his friend and translator Mohammed Shuaib arrived in the northern Afghanistan mountain town of Khoja, hoping for an interview with the charismatic commander Ahmed Shah Massoud, the leader of the United Front forces that had held at bay the Soviets, the vicious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, and the Taliban in the seemingly endless struggle for control of Afghanistan.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

  • There were other foreign journalists in Khoja hoping to see Massoud, and they all shared a guest house in the dusty little town, waiting for the weather to settle so that Massoud's helicopter could fly in.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

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