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Meaning of Khiva

Khi•va

Pronunciation: (kē'vu Russ. khyi&sylpvä'), [key]
— n.
  1. a former Asian khanate along the Amu Darya River, S of the Aral Sea: now divided between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
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