Definition of Hodjas

1. Noun. (plural of hodja) ¹



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Definition of Hodjas

1. hodja [n] - See also: hodja

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hodjas

hoddled
hoddles
hoddling
hoddy
hoddydoddies
hoddydoddy
hode
hodening
hodge-podge
hodgepodge
hodgepodges
hodgkinsonite
hodiern
hodiernal
hodja
hodjas (current term)
hodman
hodmandod
hodmandods
hodmen
hodograph
hodographs
hodology
hodometer
hodometers
hodometry
hodoneuromere
hodophilia
hodophobia
hodoscope

Literary usage of Hodjas

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1. The Fall of Abd-Ul-Hamid by Francis McCullagh (1910)
"Instead of condescending to ask the Sheikh-ul-Islam and the Liberal hodjas to counteract the reactionary agitation of the softas, they ran full tilt against ..."

2. History of the Mongols: From the 9th to the 19th Century by Henry Hoyle Howorth, Ernest George Ravenstein (1876)
"He told the deputies to advise the Black Mountaineer hodjas to go to Ili and seek forgiveness from the viceroy of China and from ..."

3. Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja by Eugene Schuyler (1876)
"... partly because she was yet a child of nine years old, and partly because Said Azim was not of sufficiently good family, as hodjas can only marry with ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1903)
"The influence of these hodjas is supreme in the superstition-ridden members of the harems. A long line of smart, well-appointed modern broughams drawn up ..."

5. The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-lore by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett, John S. Stuart-Glennie (1891)
"The hodjas' sermons find no auditors, and the mosques themselves soon fall into ruin. Their favourite shrines are sacred trees growing by the side of the ..."

6. Turkish Life in Town and Country by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1904)
"The royal mosques have several Imams, the chief of whom has as his subordinates all the other Imams, the hodjas, ..."

7. Turkey of the Ottomans by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1915)
"The hodjas' sermons find no auditors, and the mosques themselves soon fall into ruins. Their favourite shrines are sacred trees growing by the side of the ..."

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