As a proper noun chana
As a noun thana is
an indian military outpost.
A chickpea or dish principally made from chickpeas or chickpea paste.
woman; (before a name) Mrs
An Indian military outpost.
A police station, or a police jurisdiction in India.
* 1888 , Rudyard Kipling, ‘At Howli Thana’, Black and White , Folio Society 2005, p. 387:
- To this talk the dacoits agreed, and we had no trouble at the Thana , and could eat melons in peace, sitting upon our charpoys all day long.