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[koh-juh] /ˈkoʊ dʒə/
a teacher in a Muslim school.
(initial capital letter) a member of a subsect of the Muslims in India.
Origin of khoja
1615-25; < Persian khwāja Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The khoja entertained him as before, though the soup was not quite so rich.

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • When you do know,” said the khoja, “I shall take the trouble of addressing you.

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

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • O set your mind at rest,” said the khoja; “the cauldron is dead.

  • After a while the light went out; but the khoja was lazy, and pretended not to observe it, for he did not want to get up.

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Saying which, the khoja put the money into his sash and sat down to smoke.

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • After a while the khoja felt thoroughly chilled, and he went back to bed.

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Then said the khoja, "I, who am an old man, could climb that mulberry-tree."

    Miscellanea Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • The khoja, obedient man, did his best to follow instructions, and a very dishevelled Seyyid succeeded in escaping into the street.

    The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram

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