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Noun: Kublai Khan  'koo-blI'kaan
  1. Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
    - Kubla Khan, Kublai Kaan

Type of: emperor

Encyclopedia: Kublai Khan