When the XXth Corps had captured the Khauwukah system, a detachment for the defence of the right flank of the Army was formed under the command of Major-General G. de S. Barrow, the G.O.C. Yeomanry Mounted Division, consisting of the Imperial Camel Corps Brigade, 53rd Division, Yeomanry Mounted Division, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, and two squadrons and eight machine guns of the 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade.
Camelot, silk and camel's hair; also all silk or velvet, especially pily and plushy," and Khaml is "pile or plush."
Khamlat is defined in F. Johnson's Dict.: "
I rebuilt Tel-Garimmi; I had it entirely occupied by some archers from the country of Khammanua, which my hand had conquered, and I added it to the boundaries of this country.
This includes the various districts of the Gharb, Temsna, Beni Hasan, Shawia, Fez, Todla, Dukala, Shragno, Abda, Haha, Shedma, Khamna, Morocco, &c. III.
XLVII Bit-Khamri, the temple of my Lord Vul, which Shansi-Vul, High-priest of Ashur, son of Ismi-Dagan, High-priest of Ashur, had founded, became ruined.
An hour since, a torrid heat Oppressed the languid frame; The wind was as the khamseen's breath, The solar touch seemed flame; But now the air rejuvenates, The breeze refreshment brings, The lustrous leaves drop diamonds, The lark with rapture sings.
Now named Asarleak on our best maps.--E. In Forsters edition, this sentence is differently expressed, as follows: "On the nineteenth they came to a town called Naas, or Naar, near which several Zeijids, or descendants of Mahomet, are settled, at a place named Termed".--E. This name Kabul is evidently a mistake for Kamul, Khamul, Khamil, Kamyl, or Chamil; called Hami by the Chinese.--Astl.
On the eighth of Jomada-al-akher, they were alarmed, by receiving, news that the son of Ahmed Beg had plundered the Daji, who was ambassador from Awis, or Oweys Khan; and they made every possible haste to pass through the defiles of the mountains, notwithstanding of much hail and rain falling at the time.
"Ormuz Khan--" echoed Harley. "
Fortunate was the culprit during whose trial the Khana came to her father!
There does not seem to me any difficulty about this note: "Shibarkhan (Afghan Turkistan), Balkh, Kunduz, Khanabad, Talikan, Kishm, Badakhshan."
I am tempted to look for Dogana at Khanabad.--H. C. NOTE 5.--The belief that the porcupine projected its quills at its assailants was an ancient and persistent one--"cum intendit cutem missiles," says Pliny (VIII.
The nearest silver mines of which we find modern notice, are those of Gumish-Khanah ("Silverhouse"), about 35 miles N.W. of Baiburt; they are more correctly mines of lead rich in silver, and were once largely worked.
Expensive preparations were made for this object; offices called Chao-Khanahs were erected in the principal cities of the provinces, and a numerous staff appointed to carry out the details.
The tendency of swelling titles is always to degenerate, and when the value of Khan had sunk, a new form, Khan-khanan, was devised at the Court of Delhi, and applied to one of the high officers of state.
1 Battery Moylan, Private, saves the life of an officer Murree Convalescent Depot Najafgarh, battle of casualties Nanglooi Napoleon the Great, saying of Neemuch insurgents Nicholson, General, in command of the reinforcements his powers and skill in ruling the lawless tribes his title of "Nikul Seyn" appearance and characteristics expedition under at Najafgarh, address to the troops column under wounded and death denounces the proposal to evacuate Delhi Palki ghari, or Indian carriage Paniput, battles of Pattoun, Lieutenant, wounded Persia, Nadir Shah, King of, his massacre of Delhi in 1747 Petarahs, or native leather trunks, theft of Pets, desertion of Phillour, arsenal in charge of natives Prize agents, appointment of Prize-money, distribution of delay in paying Punjab Rifles, the 4th, attack the magazine Punjab, the number of native regiments their coolness and intrepidity under fire Reade, Surgeon, awarded the Victoria Cross Redmond, Major, wounded Reed, General, resigns his command of the army Regiment, the 52nd, at Delhi Regiment, the 61st: stationed at Ferozepore parade routine of guard and picket duty loss of the silver plate privations and sufferings their comical "night attack" five companies to march to Delhi preparations night marches at Loodianah outbreak of cholera number of deaths at Umballah reach Delhi Reid, Major, in command of the Sirmoor battalion at Delhi columns under his attack on Kishenganj wounded Rifles, the 60th Royal, at the Siege of Delhi Rockets used by enemy Rohtak, raid on Sabzi Mandi Gardens picket duty at the attacks on Salkeld, Engineer "Sammy House," assault on Sauer, the bandmaster Seeson, Mrs., her escape from Delhi Selimgarh Fort occupied by the troops Sepoys: signs of disaffection at Ferozepore revolt of infantry and artillery attack the fort of Ferozepore their work of destruction trial and punishment cowardly tactics Seton, Colonel, wounded Shah Bahadoor Shah, King of Delhi: his capture appearance and dress trial and sentence Showers, Brigadier Shrapnel shell, effect of a Siege-train from Ferozepore, threatened approach of reaches camp Sikhs, the their help and loyalty to the British army, characteristics style of marching their coolness and intrepidity under fire Silver plate of the 61st Regiment, search for its total destruction Skinner, Colonel Alexander, troops take possession of his house his erection of a church, temple, and mosque Sumroo, Begum Sun, partial eclipse of the effect on the mutineers Tai-khanas, or underground rooms, discovery of human beings in Talc, miniature paintings on, style of Taliwarra, suburb of ruins of Tattah Times, the, article on the delay in payment of the prize-money Tombs, Major his rescue of Lieutenant Hills at the Battle of Najafgarh Trench-work before Delhi Tytler, Mrs. Umballah force assembled at troops at Vicars, Adjutant, at Ferozepore on the news of the outbreak of the Mutiny Wasps, stings from Water bastion No.
One name signifies the palace of the Khan, the other the city of the Khan.--Astl.
It is an important town of the Khanate of Bokhara, which the Transcaspian reached towards the end of 1886, seventeen months after the first sleeper was laid.
The Khanates of Bokhara and Samarkand used to form Sogdiana, a Persian satrapy inhabited by the Tadjiks and afterwards by the Usbegs, who invaded the country at the close of the fifteenth century.
Give me my keys, then," replied Mrs. de Warrenne, and, rising with a sigh, she left the dressing-room and proceeded, via the dining-room (where she procured some small silver bowls, sweet-dishes, and trays), to the go-down or store-room, situate at the back of the bungalow and adjoining the "dispense-khana"--the room in which assemble the materials and ministrants of meals from the extra-mural "bowachi-khana" or kitchen.
Some years afterwards, eager to pursue their march towards the east, the campaigns of 1860 and 1864 had given them the Khanats of Kokhand and Bokhara.
I suspect this learned Dutchman has been sometimes quoted in Latin, by the name of Candidius.--E. SECTION I. The Journey of the Ambassadors from Herat to Khanbalek, and their reception at the Court of the Emperor of Kathay.
To add to the imbroglio I find in a passage of Wassaf Malik Fakhruddin Ahmed at-Thaibi sent by Ghazan Khan in 1297 as ambassador to Khanbalig, staying there some years, and dying off the Coromandel coast on his return in 1305. (
Ideal Plan of the Ancient Palaces of the Mongol Emperors at Khanbaligh, according to Dr. Bretschneider.
Continuing their journey, at the rate of four or five pharasangs each day, the ambassadors arrived before day-break of the eighth of Zu'lhajieh, at the imperial city of Khanbalik, or Pekin.
Yan'su son of Khanban to the kingdom over them I raised.
* * * * * And it came to pass in the fulness of time, as the Sahyadri-khand tells, that Parashurama called all Brahmans to a great festival in the new land which he had created between the mountains and the sea.
Harhaura was the North-Western Division of the Nava- Khanda, or Nine Divisions of Ancient India.
(From the first Khandaka of the Mahavagga: "There Buddha thus addressed his disciples: 'Everything, O mendicants, is burning.
It was set forth in one unconscious hexameter: "Amdand u khandand u sokhtand u kushtand u burdand u raftand!"
He had tried the same trick successfully upon his brother and predecessor, Gaikwar Khande Rao, the man who built a beautiful sailors' home at Bombay in 1870 to commemorate the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India.
The train entered the defiles of the Sutpour Mountains, which separate the Khandeish from Bundelcund, towards evening.
With reporters from newspapers like The Navhind Times (manned by any editor) and The Gomantak Times, recently under Pramod Khandeparkar, as rivals, it has been rather easy to come up with exclusives.
The NT Chief Reporter Pramod Khandeparker quit to join the GT.
It was intended as a triumphal arch to celebrate the victory of Akbar over the Afghans, and to commemorate the conquest of Khandesh, and this is recorded in exquisite Persian characters upon its frontal and sides.
Some called it Mahadeo and some Khandoba, but no one could explain the presence of a Mahratta god in a Bunia's garden in Dowlutpoor, except by quoting an old tradition about one Narayen who had come from the Mahratta country and lived for many years in this place.
Thus, one section of the Khandogya Upanishad consists entirely of instructions given by a father, Uddalaka, to his son, Svetaketu, who had gone through the ordinary courses of study in the Vedas, but who, in the father's view, had failed to reach the true significance of life.
This obviously refers to the canal of communication between the sea of Azoph and the Euxine.--E. Called likewise Soldeya, Soldadia and Sogdat, now Sudak.--E. Sartach was the son of Baatu-khan.--E. This name is probably meant to imply the Trucheman, Dragoman, or interpreter; and from the strange appellative, Man of God, he may have been a monk from Constantinople, with a Greek name, having that signification: perhaps Theander--E. Cherson or Kersona, called likewise Scherson, Schursi, and Gurzi.--E. These castles of the Goths, first mentioned by Rubruquis, were afterwards noticed by Josaphat Barbaro, a Venetian, in 1436; and Busbeck conversed with some of these Goths from the Crimea at Constantinople in 1562, and gives a vocabulary of their language.
Colonel S---- had especially warned us against sleeping here, the Chapar khaneh being infested with the Meana bug, a species of camel tick, which inflicts a poisonous and sometimes dangerous wound.
The distance between the "Chapar khanehs," as the tumble-down sheds doing duty for post-houses are called, is generally five farsakhs, or about twenty English miles; but the Persian farsakh is elastic, and we often rode more, at other times less, than we paid for.
"I have been thinking," said the Khan--"ever since my son was born I have been thinking.
He is our chosen Sar this glorious day, Oh, send the Khanga through the air!"
The ice, so the khangee said, is taken from a lake among the mountains, which in winter freezes to the thickness of a foot.
(Pottinger's Travels; Khanik.
As Khanikoff remarks, he might have confounded them with the Biluchis, whose Turanian aspect (at least as regards the Brahuis) shows a strong infusion of Turki blood, and who might be rudely described as a cross between Tartars and Indians.
Vuellers explains Hundwan as "anything peculiar to India, especially swords," and quotes from Firdusi, "Khanjar-i-Hundwan," a hanger of Indian steel.
In the tempest of battle, disdaining all fear, With his kamund, and khanjer, his garz, and shamshir, How he bound, stabbed, and crushed, and dissevered the foe, So mighty his arm, and so fatal his blow.