A Tatar or Mongol khan.
Origin of chamMiddle French, from Old French kaan, kan, partly from Mongolian kağan and partly from Tatar xan; akin to Turkish han, khan; see khan1.
- An ethnic group living in Cambodia and Vietnam.
- The Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by these people.
(comparative more Cham, superlative most Cham)
- Pertaining to the Cham people or their language.
Proper nounSee also: cham