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Definitions of cham

cham (kæm Pronunciation for cham

Definitions

noun

  1. an archaic word for khan1 (sense 1)

Word Origin

C16: from French, from Persian khān; see khan1

Cham (tʃæm Pronunciation for Cham

Definitions

noun

  1. Word forms:   plural Cham, Chams
    . a member of a people of Indonesian stock living in Cambodia and central Vietnam
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

Example Sentences Including 'cham'

Stupid, stupid, stupid... Drink up your cham pagne, lad, you look as if you're about to pass out.
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