Definitions

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  • n. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • On September 10, in Islamabad, as he waited for a taxi to take him to the airport for a flight to London, he heard via the BBC that the two mysterious Arab "journalists" had exploded a bomb hidden in their video camera, gravely wounding Massoud, who had finally arrived in Khoja and was sitting for an interview.

    Nick Mills: Killing the Cranes

  • Another memorable reaction came from the Saudi Information Minister, Dr Abdulaziz Khoja, who tweeted his instructions to ban Khashgari from writing in any Saudi newspaper and/or magazine.

    Faisal J. Abbas: The Price of Tweeting

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