Definition of Khalkha
1. Noun. The Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia.
2. Noun. The language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic.
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Literary usage of Khalkha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in Tartary, Thibet and China During the Years 1844-5-6 by Evariste Régis Huc (1900)
"CHAPTER I. Caravan of Khalkha-Tartars—Son of the King of Koukou-Noor—Sandara the Bearded—Two Thousand Oxen Are Stolen from the Houng-Mao-Eul, ..."
2. History of the Mongols: From the 9th to the 19th Century by Henry Hoyle Howorth, Ernest George Ravenstein (1876)
"Tney stood on their heads on saddles, Ac. There then followed wrestling matches between Khalkha wrestlers and those of Manchu, Chinese, and Southern Mongol ..."
3. The Chinese Government: A Manual of Chinese Titles, Categorically Arranged by William Frederick Mayers (1886)
"Khalkha (one tribe B|jjf ^ ^ ;£ff| 1 banner. from the right wing) 51 5. ... The Khalkha nation comprises the tribes of the Mongols which, owing probably to ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... or patriarch of the Khalkha tribes, ranking, in the Lamaist Church, ... the administrative centre of the East Khalkha Khanates, within the territory of ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"To cement the alliance the emperor K'ang-he invited all the Khalkha chiefs to meet him at the plain of ..."
6. A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and by James Bell (1831)
"The Khalkha lamas have many stone temples and monasteries. In these they meet for religious service, and sing alternately and in chorus, accompanied by the ..."