Definition of Barkhan

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of barchan) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barkhan

1. a crescent-shaped sand dune [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barkhan

barkeep
barkeeper
barkeepers
barkeeping
barkeeps
barken
barkened
barkening
barkens
barkentine
barkentines
barker
barkeries
barkers
barkery
barkhan (current term)
barkhans
barkier
barkiest
barking
barking deer
barking dogs never bite
barking dogs seldom bite
barking frog
barking iron
barking irons
barking mad
barking spiders
barking up the wrong tree

Literary usage of Barkhan

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"... preferred to make a straight course for the barkhan Plain via Tri Kuram, ... joining on to the Lugari barkhan Plains, run along the eastern foot of the ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"At the time of my journey the barkhan crossed a well-beaten track which ... This removal of an entire barkhan across a wide shor in one mass without ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1876)
"This marshy plain is bounded on the south by the barkhan Budda range of mountains, the extent of which, from the foot to the chief axis of the range, ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"In the Leghari-barkhan circle, one-third of the revenue levied is paid to the ... barkhan rugs are well-known, but have recently deteriorated in quality. ..."

5. The History of Bahawalpur: With Notices of the Adjacent Countries of Sindh by Shahāmat ʻAlī (1848)
"Native reports mention that at the distance of a short day's journey from barkhan, is a Darra or mountain-pass, conducting by a direct road through Ghazni ..."

6. The Worship of Augustus Caesar: Derived from a Study of Coins, Monuments by Alexander Del Mar (1899)
"Aera of barkhan or Buddha, who was born in Tartary. A Jovian date. BC 959, Tibet.—Aera of Fod, who was born in Tibet. Cas- sini, Asiat. Res., II, 27. ..."

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