Definition of Cathay in English:

Cathay

Line breaks: Ca¦thay
Pronunciation: /kaˈθeɪ
 
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  • The name by which China was known to medieval Europe. Also called Khitai.

Origin

from medieval Latin Cataya, Cathaya, from Turkic Khitāy.

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