/kaˈnja/ (say kah'nyah)


Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Khania — [khä nyä′] Gr. name for CANEA …   English World dictionary

  • Khania — /khah nyah /, n. Greek name of Canea. * * * ▪ Greece also spelled  Chaniá  or  Canea        city and capital of Khaniá nomós (department), western Crete, Greece. It was the capital of Crete from 1841 to 1971. The city lies along the eastern… …   Universalium

  • Khaniá — gr. Canea, La …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Khania — Kha•nia [[t]xɑˈnyɑ[/t]] n. geg Greek name of Canea …   From formal English to slang

  • Khania — /khah nyah /, n. Greek name of Canea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khania Archaeological Museum — The Khania Archaeological Museum [Athena Review] is a facility for storage and display of cultural artifacts chiefly related to finds at the ancient city of Kydonia. Kydonia was inhabited as early as the fourth millennium BC and flourished in… …   Wikipedia

  • Khaniá, Gulf of — ▪ gulf, Greece Modern Greek  Kólpos Khaníon,         gulf on the northwestern coast of Crete, Greece. It is enclosed on the west by the north south Rodhopós Peninsula, which rises to 2,454 feet (748 m) in Mount Títiron, and on the east by the… …   Universalium

  • Shuja-Khania — Silk fabrics manufactured in Bhawalpur, India, similar to Mashrus, but without the satiny lustre. The cloth is glazed with a special preparation of quince seed. As the fabric has a cotton back it is lawful for Mohammedan wear …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • La Canea — Khaniá gr …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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