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Definition of the noun thane

What does thane mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: thanes

  1. a feudal lord or baron
  2. a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: citizen = a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

Alternative definition of the noun thane


  1. in Anglo-Saxon England, a man holding lands from the king, or from a superior in rank. There were two orders, the king's thanes, who attended the kings in their courts and held lands immediately of them, and the ordinary thanes, who were lords of manors and who had particular jurisdiction within their limits. After the Norman Conquest, this title was no longer used, and baron took its place.


  1. Thane is a city in Maharashtra, India, at the head of the Thane Creek. The name comes from corruption of its ancient name Shri Sthanak in Maharashtri Prakrit language, its earlier name based on a temple of Ganesha. Thane known as 'the city of lakes' and is the administrative headquarters of Thane district. On 16 April 1854, the G.I.P. Railway’s first train to run in India rolled out from "Boree Bunder" to "Thane", 34 kilometers away. This marked the dawn of the railway age in Asia. Thane covers an area of 147 km² and has a population of more than 1.8 million in its municipal limits, according to the 2011 census. Thane comes under Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The proximity to Mumbai has made it culturally a part of it.
  2. Thane is a neighborhood in the City and Borough of Juneau in the U.S. state of Alaska. Located along Gastineau Channel, it begins one mile south of downtown Juneau and consists of approximately two dozen houses spread over five miles. All the houses are located on Thane Road, which comes to a dead end about six miles from downtown; there are no side streets. It was named for Bartlett L. Thane, Manager and Director of the Alaska-Gastineau Mining Company.
  3. Thane is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra state in Western India.

There are other places with in their name, like Kalambe Turf Thane.


  1. Thane is a fictional character from the 2011 film In the Name of the King 2.
  2. Thane is a fictional character from the 1994 Film Doorways.

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Google previewUnited States Coast Pilot (1917)

Alaska. Dixon Entrance to Yakutat Bay

Thane is the headquarters and mill of the Alaska-Gastineau Mining Co. located on the northeast side of Gastineau Channel 5 miles from Stephens Passage. There is a large wharf and warehouses, a general store, and a post office. Water can ...

Google previewDocumentation of Building Science Literature (1960)

Proceedings of a Program Conducted as Part of the 1959 Fall Conferences of the Building Research Institute Division of Engineering and Industrial Research by National Research Council (U.S.). Building Research Institute

It is normal for a concept to belong to more than one generic tree; dichlorodifluorome- thane is a narrower concept within several broad concepts, such as chlorinated hydrocarbons and fluorinated hydrocarbons. In turn, chlorinated ...

Google previewThe Virgin Guide to British Universities 2012 (2012)

by Piers Dudgeon

Thane is a grand tradition of cultural societies, such as the Atriltaan society with its club night. Black Pepper. Islamic is also big - there are prayer rooms for Islamic students. Maybe that is the place to start. Organisation is what is required.

Google previewThe Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803 (1818)

by Great Britain. Parliament

the privileges of the people into the scale ot the prerogative to govern the nation at pleasure without any control at all — So far, indeed, is the House of Commons from being a control upon the crown, thane is the great engine of its power.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* THANE, n.s. [tbegn, Saxon.] ...

Google previewWinston's cumulative encyclopedia (1912)

a comprehensive reference book by Charles Morris

Thane Theater Thane (than), a title of honor among xuauc the Anglo-Saxons in England a freeman not noble was...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... Abriged from the 4. Ed (1818)

by John Jamieson

THE THANE, TIIAYNE, s. 1. A title of honour, used among the ancient Scots, which seems to have been at 6rst equivalent to Lat. comcs, as denoting presidency in a county, and sometimes in a province ; as well as the command of the forces, ...

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Scrabble value of T1H4A1N1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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