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K2 Tweet Definition of K2 Like Definition of K2 on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The world's second highest mountain, located in the Tibetean Himalayas.
Kabul Tweet Definition of Kabul Like Definition of Kabul on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Afghanistan.
Kalamazoo Tweet Definition of Kalamazoo Like Definition of Kalamazoo on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Kalamazoo, Michigan)
  1. a city in Michigan, USA
Kalgoorlie Tweet Definition of Kalgoorlie Like Definition of Kalgoorlie on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Western Australia.
Kaliningrad Tweet Definition of Kaliningrad Like Definition of Kaliningrad on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Russia, in Kaliningrad Oblast. Former Kí¶nigsberg.
kama Tweet Definition of kama Like Definition of kama on Facebook
noun (pl=kama, pl2=kamas)
  1. A sickle-like weapon, originally used as a tool for cutting weeds.
Kampala Tweet Definition of Kampala Like Definition of Kampala on Facebook
proper noun
  1. capital, and largest city in Uganda
Kampuchea Tweet Definition of Kampuchea Like Definition of Kampuchea on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Former name for Cambodia.
Kan. Tweet Definition of Kan. Like Definition of Kan. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Kansas
Kandahar Tweet Definition of Kandahar Like Definition of Kandahar on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city and province in southern Afghanistan
Kansas Tweet Definition of Kansas Like Definition of Kansas on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Topeka.
  2. A rock band active in the 1970"s with members from the State of Kansas.
Kansas City Tweet Definition of Kansas City Like Definition of Kansas City on Facebook
proper nounKansas city, City
  1. A large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA.
Karachi Tweet Definition of Karachi Like Definition of Karachi on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of the province of Sindh, Pakistan, situated along the Arabian Sea. It is the largest city in Pakistan.
Karakoram Tweet Definition of Karakoram Like Definition of Karakoram on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a mountain range located in Gilgit, Ladakh & Baltistan. The range is home to more than sixty peaks above 7,000m (22,960 ft), most of which are in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, including K2, the second highest peak of the world (8,611 m, 28,244 ft).
Karelia Tweet Definition of Karelia Like Definition of Karelia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region to the north of Saint Petersburg in Russia and Finland.
Karnataka Tweet Definition of Karnataka Like Definition of Karnataka on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in southern India which has Bangalore as its capital.
Kashmir Tweet Definition of Kashmir Like Definition of Kashmir on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, between India, Pakistan and China.
Katrine Tweet Definition of Katrine Like Definition of Katrine on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female) of Danish origin, occasionally used in English.
Kawasaki Tweet Definition of Kawasaki Like Definition of Kawasaki on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
kea Tweet Definition of kea Like Definition of kea on Facebook
noun
  1. Nestor notabilis, a bird of New Zealand.
Kedah Tweet Definition of Kedah Like Definition of Kedah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in western Malaysia which has Alor Setar as its capital.
Kelantan Tweet Definition of Kelantan Like Definition of Kelantan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in western Malaysia which has Kota Bharu as its capital.
Kennedy Tweet Definition of Kennedy Like Definition of Kennedy on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An Irish and Scottish surname, derived from the Gaelic í“ Ceannéidigh, "descendant of Head (ceann) + Ugly (éidigh) ".
  2. w:John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, US President.
  3. (given name, female) of modern American usage.
Kensington Tweet Definition of Kensington Like Definition of Kensington on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (London) An affluent area of west London; South Kensington contains several major museums
Kent Tweet Definition of Kent Like Definition of Kent on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A maritime county in the southeast of England bordered by Sussex, Surrey, London, the North Sea and the English Channel.
  2. (slang) A one pence piece. Named after the cheapest property in Monopoly (TM).
  3. A surname derived from the place name.
  4. (given name, male) transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage, but never popular.
Kentucky Tweet Definition of Kentucky Like Definition of Kentucky on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Frankfort. Formally known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, one of four such states known as Commonwealths.
Kenya Tweet Definition of Kenya Like Definition of Kenya on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya.
Kerala Tweet Definition of Kerala Like Definition of Kerala on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in southern India which has Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum) as its capital.
Kerry Tweet Definition of Kerry Like Definition of Kerry on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A county in the Republic of Ireland.
  2. A surname.
  3. (given name, male).
  4. (given name, female), originally Australian usage, also spelled Kerri and Kerrie.
Khartoum Tweet Definition of Khartoum Like Definition of Khartoum on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Capital of the Sudan.
Khaskovo Tweet Definition of Khaskovo Like Definition of Khaskovo on Facebook
proper nounkhaskovo
  1. A town in southern Bulgaria.
Khios Tweet Definition of Khios Like Definition of Khios on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Alternative spelling of Chios.
Kiev Tweet Definition of Kiev Like Definition of Kiev on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Ukraine.
  2. The medieval principality centred on Kiev, the Kievan State or Kievan Rus.
Kilimanjaro Tweet Definition of Kilimanjaro Like Definition of Kilimanjaro on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Volcanic mountain in Tanzania, the highest peak in Africa at 19,321 feet.
Kilkenny Tweet Definition of Kilkenny Like Definition of Kilkenny on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A county of the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Leinster.
  2. The capital city of Kilkenny county
Kingston Tweet Definition of Kingston Like Definition of Kingston on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Jamaica.
  2. Any of various towns or cities in the UK, US, Canada or Australia.
Kingstown Tweet Definition of Kingstown Like Definition of Kingstown on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  2. The former name for Dun Laoghaire in Ireland.
Kinshasa Tweet Definition of Kinshasa Like Definition of Kinshasa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Kiribati Tweet Definition of Kiribati Like Definition of Kiribati on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Oceania. Official name: Republic of Kiribati.
  2. The Micronesian language spoken in Kiribati, also known as Gilbertese.
Kirkuk Tweet Definition of Kirkuk Like Definition of Kirkuk on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in northeast Iraq
Kiruna Tweet Definition of Kiruna Like Definition of Kiruna on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A municipality in Sweden.
Kobe Tweet Definition of Kobe Like Definition of Kobe on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in Honshu, Japan
Kohima Tweet Definition of Kohima Like Definition of Kohima on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Nagaland (India).
kola Tweet Definition of kola Like Definition of kola on Facebook
noun
  1. A tree bearing large brown nuts containing source of cola extract.
  2. A nut of this tree.
Kolar Tweet Definition of Kolar Like Definition of Kolar on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in the Karnataka state of southern India.
Korea Tweet Definition of Korea Like Definition of Korea on Facebook
proper noun (Koreas)
  1. An ancient country in East Asia. Since World War II, Korea has been divided into two sovereign states, commonly called South Korea and North Korea in the US, or Korea and North Korea in the UK.
  2. An informal name for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) or (less commonly) the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
adjective
  1. Korean (rfv-sense)
You can get great noodles in Korea town
Kos Tweet Definition of Kos Like Definition of Kos on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a Greek island in the Dodecanese
Kota Bharu Tweet Definition of Kota Bharu Like Definition of Kota Bharu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Kelantan (Malaysia).
Kota Kinabalu Tweet Definition of Kota Kinabalu Like Definition of Kota Kinabalu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State capital of Sabah (Malaysia), formerly known as Jesselton.
Krakow Tweet Definition of Krakow Like Definition of Krakow on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Alternative spelling of Cracow.
Krishna Tweet Definition of Krishna Like Definition of Krishna on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Lord Krishna (Hindu theology): He is usually depicted with blue skin and playing a flute. He is the divine speaker of the Bhagavad-gita and the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
  2. A river in southern India.
KS Tweet Definition of KS Like Definition of KS on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Kansas, a state of the United States of America.
  2. w:Kaposi's sarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma
Kuala Lumpur Tweet Definition of Kuala Lumpur Like Definition of Kuala Lumpur on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Federal territory in western Malaysia in which the country's current capital of the same name is located.
  2. Current national capital of Malaysia, located in the federal territory of the same name.
Kuantan Tweet Definition of Kuantan Like Definition of Kuantan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Pahang (Malaysia).
Kuching Tweet Definition of Kuching Like Definition of Kuching on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Sarawak (Malaysia).
Kurdistan Tweet Definition of Kurdistan Like Definition of Kurdistan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds. It encompasses parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, and Syria.
kurgan Tweet Definition of kurgan Like Definition of kurgan on Facebook
noun
  1. A prehistoric burial mound once used by peoples in Siberia and Central Asia.
  • 2004: The kurgans and the burials they contain are consistent with the early IE burial practices outlined above, and the late Lithuanian archaeologist Marija Gimbutas proposed that the kurgan peoples were in fact early Indo-Europeans. " Benjamin Fortson, Indo-European Language and Culture (Blackwell 2005, p. 41)
Kuwait Tweet Definition of Kuwait Like Definition of Kuwait on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in the Middle East. Official name: State of Kuwait.
  2. The capital city of .
KY Tweet Definition of KY Like Definition of KY on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Kentucky, a state of the United States of America.
Ky. Tweet Definition of Ky. Like Definition of Ky. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Kentucky
Kyoto Tweet Definition of Kyoto Like Definition of Kyoto on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Japan on the island of Honshu that once served as Japan"s capital.
  2. The Kyoto protocol, Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change, Climate Change -- An amendment to the international treaty on climate change, assigning mandatory targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to signatory nations.
Kyrgyzstan Tweet Definition of Kyrgyzstan Like Definition of Kyrgyzstan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Central Asia, bordering on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. Official name: Kyrgyz Republic.
Kyushu Tweet Definition of Kyushu Like Definition of Kyushu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The third largest of Japan's islands

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