Definition of Cathay in English:

Cathay

Syllabification: Ca·thay
Pronunciation: /kəˈTHā, ka-
 
/
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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