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  • noun Plural form of Khoja.


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  • No doubt, many extremist Muslims today, mainly Wahabi/Taleban and Sunnis would call Khojas heretical.

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  • Thus the Mappilas or Moplahs of Malabar appear to be the descendants of Arab immigrants who arrived by sea about 900 A.D., and the sects known as Khojas and Bohras owe their conversion to the zeal of Arab and Persian missionaries who preached in the eleventh century.

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  • He was deeply hurt by the infighting among the Shia factions of Syeds and Khojas at the Bandra Shia Khoja Mosque..he felt betrayed and would speak to me about sorting things out and adding congeniality and amity in the House of God..

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  • Siam, Singapore and Java; in the ports of the Arabian Peninsula, except Muscat, where they have been ousted by the Khojas; and in

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  • The Bohras are descended from the Mustaalians or supporters of the younger son and the Khojas from the Nazarians who supported the elder son.

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  • Only desultory fighting ensued, but his operations were so far successful that the Chinese agreed to resort to the previous arrangement, and Mahomed Ali promised to restrain the Khojas.


  • The affair of the seven Khojas, which at one time threatened the


  • Therefore they went to the seven sons of Jehangir and, inciting them by the memory of their father's death as well as the hope of a profitable adventure, to make another attempt to drive the Chinese out of Central Asia, succeeded in inducing them to unfurl once more the standard of the Khojas.


  • These officials became the center of intrigue against the Chinese authorities, and whenever the Khan of Khokand determined to take up the cause of the Khojas he found the ground prepared for him by these emissaries.


  • Khojas -- Haft Khojagan -- issued their proclamation in the winter of 1845-46, rallied all their adherents to their side, and made allies of the Kirghiz tribes.



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