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Konrad von Würzburg
▪ German poet born c. 1225, Würzburg, Würzburg died Aug. 31, 1287, Basel, Switz.       Middle High German poet who, during the decline of chivalry, sought to ...
Konso
▪ people       ethnolinguistic group located in the arid highlands of southwestern Ethiopia. Their sharply delimited traditional territory is surrounded by lands of ...
Konstantin
(as used in expressions) Chernenko Konstantin Ustinovich Neurath Konstantin baron von Pobedonostsev Konstantin Petrovich Rokossovsky Konstantin Konstantinovich Stanislavsky ...
Konstantinovich
(as used in expressions) Glazunov Aleksandr Konstantinovich Ordzhonikidze Grigory Konstantinovich Plehve Vyacheslav Konstantinovich Rokossovsky Konstantin Konstantinovich Tolstoy ...
Konstantinovka
/kon'steuhn tee"neuhf keuh/; Russ. /keuhn stun tyee"neuhf keuh/, n. a city in E Ukraine, NW of Gorlovka. 112,000. * * * ▪ Ukraine       city, Donetsk oblast (province), ...
Konstanz
/kawn"stahnts/, n. German name of Constance. * * * ▪ Germany French  Constance         city, Baden-Württemberg Land (state), southwestern Germany. It is situated ...
Kontagora
▪ Nigeria       town and traditional emirate, northwestern Niger state, western Nigeria, on the south bank of the Kontagora River. Umaru Nagwamatse, an adventurer of ...
kontakion
/kawn tah"kee awn/; Eng. /keuhn tay"kee on'/, n., pl. kontakia /-kee ah/; Eng. /-kee euh/. Gk. Orth. Ch. a short hymn honoring a saint. Also, contakion. [ < 1865-70; LGk, special ...
Kontsevich, Maxim
▪ Russian mathematician born Aug. 25, 1964, Khimki, Russia, U.S.S.R.       Russian mathematician who won the Fields Medal in 1998 for his work in algebraic geometry ...
Konversationslexikon
▪ German encyclopaedia       (German: “Conversation Lexicon”), German encyclopaedia begun in 1796 by Renatus Gotthelf Löbel and C.W. Franke. The ...
Konwicki, Tadeusz
▪ Polish author born June 22, 1926, Nowa Wilejka, Pol. [now Naujoji Vilnia, Lith.]       Polish writer, screenwriter, and film director known for his bitter novels ...
Kony, Joseph
▪ 2008 born 1961?       In late 2007, more than two years after the International Criminal Court (ICC) had issued a warrant for his arrest, Ugandan rebel leader Joseph ...
Konya
/kawn"yah, kawn yah"/, n. a city in S Turkey, S of Ankara. 246,381. Also, Konia. Ancient, Iconium. * * * ancient Iconium City (pop., 1997: 623,333), central Turkey. First ...
Konya carpet
 floor covering handwoven in or near the city of Konya in south-central Turkey. A group of early carpet fragments has been found in the ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn Mosque of Konya and ...
Konzertstück
▪ musical form German“concert piece”also spelled  Concertstück , also called  concertino         musical composition for solo instrument and orchestra, usually ...
Koo
/kooh/, n. (Vi Kyuin) Wellington /wee" gyin"/, (Ku Wei-chün, Gu Weijun), 1887-1985, Chinese diplomat and statesman. * * *
Koobi Fora
/kooh"bee fawr"euh/ an archaeological locality on the northeastern side of Lake Rudolf, in northern Kenya, yielding important early hominid fossils and some of the oldest hominid ...
koodoo
/kooh"dooh/, n., pl. koodoos. kudu. * * *
kook
/koohk/, n. Slang. 1. an eccentric, strange, or foolish person. 2. an insane person. [1955-60; perh. alter. of CUCKOO] * * *
Kook, Abraham Isaac
▪ chief rabbi of Palestine born 1865, Greiva, Courland, Latvia died Sept. 1, 1935, Jerusalem       Jewish mystic, fervent Zionist, and first chief rabbi of Palestine ...
kookaburra
/kook"euh berr'euh, -bur'euh/, n. an Australian kingfisher, Dacelo gigas, having a loud, harsh cry that resembles laughter. Also called laughing jackass. [1885-90; < Wiradjuri ...
kookiness
See kooky. * * *
kooky
/kooh"kee/, adj., kookier, kookiest. Slang. of, like, or pertaining to a kook; eccentric, strange, or foolish. Also, kookie. [1955-60; KOOK + -Y1] * * *
Kool and the Gang
▪ American music group Introduction       American funk and pop band from Jersey City, N.J., that was one of the first successful self-contained black bands of the ...
Kool-Aid{™}
n [U, C] a US drink especially popular with children. It is sold as a powder in small paper packets and is available in several flavours. * * *
Koolau Range
▪ mountains, Hawaii, United States  mountains paralleling for 37 miles (60 km) the eastern coast of Oahu island, Hawaii, U.S. The range was formed by volcanic eruptions and ...
Koolhaas, Rem
born Nov. 17, 1944, Rotterdam, Neth. Dutch architect. After studying architecture in London and working in New York City, in 1975 he opened his own firm in Rotterdam and ...
Kooning
Kooning Willem de see DE KOONING Willem * * *
Koons, Jeff
▪ 2002       In the summer of 2001, the completed paintings from American artist Jeff Koons's much-anticipated and ongoing series of works were exhibited to great ...
Koopmans
/koohp"meuhnz/, n. Tjalling Charles /chah"ling/, 1910-85, U.S. economist, born in the Netherlands: Nobel prize 1975. * * *
Koopmans, Tjalling C.
▪ American economist in full  Tjalling Charles Koopmans  born Aug. 28, 1910, 's-Graveland, Neth. died Feb. 26, 1985, New Haven, Conn., U.S.       Dutch-born American ...
koorajong
/koor"euh jong'/, n. kurrajong. * * *
Koord
/kerrd, koord/, n. a Kurd. * * *
Kooser, Ted
▪ 2005       The announcement in August 2004 that Midwesterner Ted Kooser would be the next U.S. poet laureate consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress was widely ...
kootchar
/kooh"cheuhr/, n. any of several small, stingless Australian honeybees of the genus Trigona. [1880-85; < Bandjalang (Australian Aboriginal language of NE New South Wales and SE ...
Kootenay
/kooht"n ay', -n ee'/, n. a river flowing from SW Canada through NW Montana and N Idaho, swinging back into Canada to the Columbia River. 400 mi. (645 km) long. Also, Kootenai, ...
Kootenay Lake
a lake in W Canada, in S British Columbia. 64 mi. (103 km) long. * * *
Kootenay National Park
National park, southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Centred around the Kootenay River, the park occupies the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains, adjacent to Banff and Yoho ...
Kootenay River
River, western North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Can., it flows south through British Columbia. It continues into Montana and then turns north into Idaho, ...
KootenayRiver
Koo·te·nay River also Koo·te·nai River (ko͞otʹn-ā') A river, about 655 km (407 mi) long, flowing from southeast British Columbia, Canada, south through northwest ...
kop
/kop/, n. (in South Africa) a hill. [1825-35; < Afrik: lit., head, hence high or top part. See COP3] * * *
kop.
kopeck. * * *
Kopal, Zdenek
▪ 1994       Czech-born astronomer (b. April 4, 1914, Litomysl, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary—d. June 23, 1993, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England), directed an international ...
Kópavogur
▪ Iceland       town, southwestern Iceland, situated on the southeastern shore of Faxa Bay, just to the south of Reykjavík, the nation's capital. A modern fast-growing ...
kopeck
/koh"pek/, n. an aluminum-bronze coin of Russia, the Soviet Union, and its successor states, the 100th part of a ruble. Also, kopek, copeck. [1690-1700; < Russ kopéika, equiv. ...
Kopeisk
/koh paysk"/; Russ. /ku pyaysk"/, n. a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, near the Urals. 146,000. Also, Kopeysk. * * *
kopek
ko·pek or ko·peck also co·peck (kōʹpĕk) n. See table at currency.   [Russian kopeĭka, from Middle Russian kopeika, from kopie, spear (from the image of a rider with a ...
Kopelev, Lev Zinoviyevich
▪ 1998       Russian-born writer and human rights activist who was imprisoned in a Soviet labour camp after he objected to Soviet troops' brutality against German ...
Koper
▪ Slovenia Italian  Capodistria   seaport in Slovenia, just southwest of Trieste (Italy). Formerly an island in the Adriatic Sea, it was connected to the mainland by a ...
Kopet-Dag Range
▪ mountains, Asia Persian  Koppeh Dāgh , Turkmen  Köpetdag        mountain range on the border between Turkmenistan and Iran. It runs northwest–southeast for ...
Kopeysk
▪ Russia also spelled  Kopejsk, or Kopeisk,  formerly  (until 1928) Ugolnye Kopi        city, Chelyabinsk oblast (region), west central Russia, in the southern ...
kopfring
/kawpf"ring'/, n. a metal ring welded to the nose of a bomb to reduce its penetration in earth or water. [ < G, equiv. to Kopf head + Ring band, RING1] * * *
koph
/kawf/, n. 1. the nineteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the uvular stop consonant sound represented by this letter. Also, kof, qoph. [ < Heb qoph] * * *
Kopisch, August
▪ German painter and poet born May 26, 1799, Breslau, Silesia died Feb. 3, 1853, Berlin       German painter and poet known for his Gedichte (1836; “Poems”) and ...
Kopit
/kop"it/, n. Arthur, born 1937, U.S. playwright. * * *
Kopit, Arthur
▪ American playwright in full  Arthur Lee Kopit   born May 10, 1937, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American playwright best known for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You ...
kopiyka
ko·piy·ka (kō-pēʹkə) n. See table at currency.   [Ukrainian, probably from Middle Russian. See kopek.] * * *
kopje
/kop"ee/, n. (in South Africa) a small hill. Also, koppie. [1880-85; < Afrik, equiv. to kop KOP + -je dim. suffix] * * *
Koplik's spots
/kop"liks/, (in measles) small pale spots with reddish rims that appear on the lips and mucous membranes inside the cheeks before the skin eruption takes place. [1895-1900; named ...
Kopp, Hermann Franz Moritz
▪ German chemist born Oct. 30, 1817, Hanau, Hesse-Kassel died Feb. 20, 1892, Heidelberg, Baden       German chemist and historian of chemistry whose studies of the ...
koppa
/kop"euh/, n. a letter of some early Greek alphabets, occurring between pi and rho and equivalent to Latin Q: later superseded by kappa except for its use as a numeral for ...
Kopparberg
▪ former county, Sweden       former län (county) of central Sweden, centred on Lake Siljan. Founded as a county in 1647, it was renamed Dalarna county in 1997. * * *
Koppel
(1940– ) a US television journalist, born in England. Since 1979 he has presented Nightline, a news programme on ABC. He joined ABC in 1963 at the age of 23, the youngest ...
Köppen, Wladimir
▪ German climatologist born Sept. 25, 1846, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire died June 22, 1940, Graz, Austria       German meteorologist and climatologist best known for ...
Koppers, Wilhelm
▪ German anthropologist born Feb. 8, 1886, Menzelen, Ger. died Jan. 23, 1961, Vienna       Roman Catholic priest and cultural anthropologist who advocated a ...
Kopřivnice
▪ Czech Republic       town, northeastern Czech Republic. It is the headquarters and manufacturing centre of the Tatra enterprises and is noted for the production of ...
Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed Paşa
▪ Ottoman vizier born 1635, Vezirköprü, Anatolia, Ottoman Empire [now in Turkey] died Nov. 3, 1676, near Çorlu, Thrace       eldest son of Köprülü Mehmed Paşa ...
Köprülü Fazıl Mustafa Paşa
▪ Ottoman vizier born 1637, Vezirköprü, Anatolia, Ottoman Empire [now in Turkey] died Aug. 19, 1691, Slankamen, Serbia       Ottoman vizier and then grand vizier ...
Köprülü Mehmed Paşa
▪ Ottoman grand vizier born 1575–78?, Rojnik, near Berat, Albania died Oct. 31, 1661, Adrianople, Thrace, Ottoman Empire [now Edirne, Turkey]       grand vizier ...
Köprülü, Fazıl Ahmed Pasha
born 1635, Vezirköprü, Anatolia, Ottoman Empire died Nov. 3, 1676, near Çorlu, Thrace Grand vizier (1661–76) under the Ottoman sultan Mehmed IV. He started his career as a ...
Kops, Bernard
▪ British author born Nov. 28, 1926, London, Eng.       English playwright and novelist known for his works of unabashed sentimentality.       Kops left school ...
kor
/kawr, kohr/, n. homer2. [ < Heb kor] * * *
Kor.
Kor. abbr. 1. Korea. 2. Korean. * * *
kora
▪ musical instrument       long-necked harp lute of the Malinke people of western Africa. The instrument's body is composed of a long hardwood neck that passes through ...
koradji
/keuh rah"jee/, n. Australian. boyla. Also, coraji. [1793; < Dharuk ga-ra-ji] * * *
Korah
/kawr"euh, kohr"euh/, n. a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron. Num. 16. Also, Core. * * *
Koraïs, Adamántios
born April 27, 1748, Smyrna, Anatolia died April 6, 1833, Paris, France Greek scholar. He studied medicine in France but moved to Paris to pursue a literary career. He hoped to ...
Koran
—Koranic /keuh ran"ik, kaw-, koh-/, adj. /keuh rahn", -ran", kaw-, koh-/, n. the sacred text of Islam, divided into 114 chapters, or suras: revered as the word of God, dictated ...
Koranic
See Koran. * * *
Koraput
▪ India       town, southwestern Orissa state, eastern India. The town is located at an elevation above 3,000 feet (900 metres) in the Eastern Ghats mountain range ...
korat
korat [kō rät′, kôr′ät΄] n. any of a breed of domestic cat with a glossy, silver-blue coat and large, round, greenish eyes * * *
korban
/kawr"beuhn/; Seph. Heb. /kawrdd bahn"/; Ashk. Heb. /kawrdd"beuhn/, n. corban. * * *
Korbut
/kawr"beuht/, n. Olga, born 1955, Russian gymnast. * * *
Korbut, Olga (Valentinovna)
born May 16, 1955, Grodno, Belorussia, U.S.S.R. Soviet gymnast. Korbut first competed in the U.S.S.R. championships in 1969. Appealingly diminutive, with a captivating smile, ...
Korbut, Olga Valentinovna
▪ Soviet gymnast born May 16, 1955, Grodno, Belorussia, U.S.S.R. [now Hrodna, Belarus]    Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, West ...
Korbut,Olga
Kor·but (kôrʹbət), Olga. Born 1955. Soviet-born gymnast who won four medals at the 1972 games. She influenced the sport's turn toward a more athletic, powerful style. * * *
Korçë
/kawr"cheuh/, n. a city in SE Albania. 50,900. Italian, Corizza. * * * ▪ Albania also spelled  Korça,  Korcha , or  Kortcha , Old Slavonic  Koritsa , Italian ...
Korchnoi, Viktor
▪ Soviet chess player born March 23, 1931, Leningrad, U.S.S.R. [now Saint Petersburg, Russia]       world chess champion contender who was one of the fiercest ...
Korčula
▪ island, Croatia Italian  Curzola,  Greek  Corcyra Melaina,         island in the Adriatic Sea, on the Dalmatian coast, in Croatia. With an area of 107 square ...
Korda
/kawr"deuh/, n. Sir Alexander (Sándor Kellner), 1893-1956, British film producer, born in Hungary. * * *
Korda, Alberto
▪ 2002 Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez        Cuban photographer (b. Sept. 14, 1928, Havana, Cuba—d. May 25, 2001, Paris, France), took one of the most famous photographs of ...
Korda, Sir Alexander
orig. Sándor Laszlo Kellner born Sept. 16, 1893, Pusztatúrpásztó, Hung. died Jan. 23, 1956, London, Eng. Hungarian-born British film director and producer. He worked as a ...
Kordestān
▪ province, Iran also spelled  Kurdistan,        geographic region, northwestern Iran. It is bounded by the Iranian region of Azerbaijan on the north, and it borders ...
Kordofan
/kawr'doh fahn"/, n. a province in the central Sudan. 3,103,000. ab. 147,000 sq. mi. (380,730 sq. km). Cap.: El Obeid. * * * or Kurdufan Region, central Sudan. Lying west of ...
Kordofanian
/kawr'deuh fan"ee euhn/, n. a subfamily of Niger-Kordofanian that comprises about 30 languages spoken in southern Kordofan. [KORDOFAN + -IAN] * * *
Kordofanian languages
Branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is geographically separated from the rest of the Niger-Congo languages and is believed to represent the oldest layer of languages ...
kore
/kawr"ee, kohr"ee; kawr"ay, kohr"ay/, n., pl. korai /kawr"uy, kohr"uy/. 1. Gk. Antiq. a sculptured representation of a young woman, esp. one produced prior to the 5th century ...
Korea
/keuh ree"euh, kaw-, koh-/, n. 1. a former country in E Asia, on a peninsula SE of Manchuria and between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea: a kingdom prior to 1910; under ...
Korea Bay
▪ bay, North Korea also called  West Korea Bay , Chinese (Wade-Giles romanization)  Hsi Ch'ao-hsien Wan , Pinyin  Xi Chaoxian Wan , Korean ...
Korea Cold Current, North
▪ current, Sea of Japan       surface oceanic current flowing southward east of Korea near Vladivostok, Russia. The North Korea Cold Current forms a small ...
Korea Strait
a strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. 120 mi. (195 km) long. * * * Channel between South Korea and southwestern ...
Korea Warm Current, East
▪ current, Sea of Japan       surface oceanic current, the northward-flowing branch of the Tsushima Current in the Sea of Japan. After flowing along the coast of Korea, ...
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
▪ 2009 Area: 122,762 sq km (47,399 sq mi) Population (2008 est.): 23,867,000 Capital: Pyongyang Head of state and government: Chairman of the National Defense Commission Kim ...
Korea, North
Korea, North Introduction Korea, North - Background: Following World War II, Korea was split with the northern half coming under Communist ...
Korea, North, flag of
▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of two horizontal stripes of blue separated from a wide red central stripe by thinner stripes of white; off-centre toward ...
Korea, Republic of
▪ 2009 Area: 99,678 sq km (38,486 sq mi) Population (2008 est.): 50,187,000 Capital: Seoul Head of state and government: Presidents Roh Moo-hyun and, from February 25, Lee ...
Korea, South
Korea, South Introduction Korea, South - Background: After World War II, a republic was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula ...
Korea, South, flag of
▪ Flag History Korean  T'aegŭkki (“T'aegŭk Flag”)        national flag consisting of a white field bearing a central red-blue disk and four groups of black ...
KoreaBay
Korea Bay An inlet of the Yellow Sea between northeast China and western North Korea. * * *
Korean
/keuh ree"euhn, kaw-, koh-/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Korea, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Korea. 3. the language of Korea. [1605-15; ...
Korean language
Official language of North Korea and South Korea, spoken by more than 75 million people, including substantial communities of ethnic Koreans living elsewhere. Korean is not ...
Korean lawn grass
an Asiatic creeping grass, Zoysia japonica, used esp. in the southeastern U.S., having purplish spikelets and rootstalks that send up numerous tough, wiry shoots. Also called ...
Korean literature
Introduction       the body of works written by Koreans, at first in classical Chinese, later in various transcription systems using Chinese characters, and finally in ...
Korean Provisional Government
▪ Korean politician       government in exile organized in April 1919 in Shanghai by Korean patriots. The provisional government was formed in reaction to Japanese ...
Korean War
the war, begun on June 25, 1950, between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, aided by the United States and other United Nations members forming a United ...
Koreanhemorrhagic fever
Korean hemorrhagic fever n. See epidemic hemorrhagic fever. * * *
KoreanWar
Korean War n. A conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953 between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by United Nations forces consisting primarily of U.S. troops. * ...
KoreaStrait
Korea Strait A channel between southeast South Korea and southwest Japan. It connects the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan. * * *
Koresh
(1959–93) the leader of the religious group called the Branch Davidians. He was born Vernon Wayne Howell in Houston and became a member of the Church of Seventh-Day Adventists ...
Korfanty Line
▪ Polish-German history       Polish–German boundary in Upper Silesia, proposed by Wojciech Korfanty (Korfanty, Wojciech). The line was never accepted as the official ...
Korfanty, Wojciech
▪ Polish politician born April 20, 1873, Siemianowice, Upper Silesia, Ger. [now in Poland] died Aug. 17, 1939, Warsaw       political leader who played a major role in ...
korfball
▪ sport       game similar to netball and basketball, invented in 1901 by an Amsterdam schoolmaster, Nico Broekhuysen. It was first demonstrated in The Netherlands in ...
Korhogo
▪ Côte d’Ivoire  town, north central Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The town's traditional founder was Nangui (Nengué), a 14th-century Senufo (Senoufo) patriarch from ...
Kórinthos
Korinthos [kō̂′rēn thō̂s΄] Gr. name for modern CORINTH * * * Kó·rin·thos (kôʹrĭn-thôs') See Corinth. * * *
Koriyama
/kaw"rddee yah"mah/, n. a city on E central Honshu, in Japan. 286,497. * * * ▪ Japan       city, Fukushima ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, located at the junction of ...
Korkino
▪ Russia       city, Chelyabinsk oblast (region), west-central Russia, in the southern Urals. It is a centre of coal mining in the Chelyabinsk lignite (brown coal) ...
Korku
▪ people       tribal people of central India concentrated in the states of Mahārāshtra and Madhya Pradesh. At the end of the 20th century, they numbered about ...
Korman, Harvey Herschel
▪ 2009       American comedian born Feb. 15, 1927, Chicago, Ill. died May 29, 2008, Los Angeles, Calif. delighted television viewers with the screwball roles he ...
Kornberg
/kawrn"berrg/, n. Arthur, born 1918, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1959. * * *
Kornberg, Arthur
born March 3, 1918, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. U.S. biochemist and physician. He studied at the University of Rochester. In 1959 he joined the faculty at Stanford University. While ...
Kornberg, Roger D.
▪ American chemist born 1947, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.    American chemist, who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2006 for his research on the molecular basis of eukaryotic ...
Kornberg,Arthur
Korn·berg (kôrnʹbûrg'), Arthur. Born 1918. American biochemist. He shared a 1959 Nobel Prize for work on the biological synthesis of nucleic acids. * * *
Kornbluth, C.M.
▪ American author original name  Cyril M. Kornbluth   born 1923, New York, N.Y., U.S. died March 21, 1958, Waverly, N.Y.       American writer whose science-fiction ...
Körner, Theodor
▪ German poet in full  Karl Theodor Körner  born Sept. 23, 1791, Dresden, Saxony died Aug. 26, 1813, Gadebusch, Mecklenburg       German patriotic poet of the war of ...
Körner, Wilhelm
▪ German chemist born April 20, 1839, Kassel, Hesse-Kassel [Germany] died March 28, 1925, Milan, Italy       German organic chemist who in 1874 showed how to determine ...
Korngold
/kawrn"gohld'/; Ger. /kawrddn"gawlt'/, n. Erich Wolfgang /er"ik woolf"gang/; Ger. /ay"rddikh vawlf"gahng/, 1897-1957, Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist in the U.S. * * *
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
born May 29, 1897, Brünn, Austria-Hungary died Nov. 29, 1957, Hollywood, Calif., U.S. U.S. composer of Austro-Hungarian birth. Son of a music critic, he had his childhood ...
Korngold,Erich Wolfgang
Korn·gold (kôrnʹgōld', -gôlt'), Erich Wolfgang. 1897-1957. Austrian-born American composer and pianist whose works include operas, such as Die tote Stadt (1920), ...
Kornilov, Lavr (Georgiyevich)
born Aug. 30, 1870, Karkaralinsk, Western Siberia, Russian Empire died April 13, 1918, near Ekaterinodar, Russia Imperial Russian general. A career army officer, he was a ...
Kornilov, Lavr Georgiyevich
▪ Russian general born August 30 [August 18, Old Style], 1870, Karkaralinsk, Western Siberia, Russian Empire [now Qargaraly, Kazakhstan] died April 13, 1918, near Ekaterinodar ...
koro
/kawr"oh, kohr"oh/, n. Psychiatry. a culture-specific syndrome, occurring chiefly in China and southeastern Asia, characterized by anxiety and the fear of retraction of the penis ...
Koro Toro
▪ anthropological and archaeological site, Chad       site of paleoanthropological excavations in central Chad, best known for a fossilized fragment of a species of ...
koro-
War; also war-band, host, army. 1. heriot, from Old English here, army. 2. arrière-ban>>, from Old French herban, a summoning to military service (ban, proclamation, summons; ...
Korolenko, Vladimir Galaktionovich
▪ Russian author born July 27 [July 15, Old Style], 1853, Zhitomir, Ukraine, Russian Empire died December 25, 1921, Poltava, Ukraine  Russian short-story writer and ...
Korolev,Sergei Pavlovich
Ko·rol·ev or Ko·rol·yov (kə-rəl-yôfʹ), Sergei Pavlovich. 1906-1966. Soviet scientist. As director of the Soviet space program, he was responsible for many pioneering ...
Korolyov
▪ Moscow oblast, Russia also spelled  Korolev , formerly (1938–96)  Kaliningrad        city, Moscow oblast (region), Central federal district, western Russia. ...
Korolyov, Sergey (Pavlovich)
born Jan. 12, 1907, Zhitomir, Russia died Jan. 14, 1966, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R. Soviet designer of guided missiles, rockets, and spacecraft. In 1933 he and F.A. Tsander ...
Korolyov, Sergey Pavlovich
▪ Soviet scientist born Jan. 12, 1907, [Dec. 30, 1906, Old Style], Zhitomir, Russia died Jan. 14, 1966, Moscow       Soviet designer of guided missiles (missile), ...
korona
/kawr"euh neuh, kohr"-/ for 1; /kawr"euh nah'/ for 2, n. 1. Also, krone. a former silver coin and monetary unit of Austria, equal to 100 hellers: discontinued after 1923. 2. ...
Koror
Koror [kô′rôr΄] island & capital of Palau: pop. 10,000 * * * Ko·ror (kôrʹôr) The capital of Palau on the island of Koror in the western Pacific Ocean. From 1921 to ...
Korošec, Anton
▪ Slovene political leader born May 12, 1872, Wisserian, Styria, Austria-Hungary [now in Slovenia] died Dec. 14, 1940, Belgrade       Slovene political leader who ...
Korosten
▪ Ukraine       city, north-central Ukraine. It lies along the west bank of the Uzh River about 80 miles (130 km) northwest of Kiev. The city, which was incorporated in ...
Korsakoff
(as used in expressions) Korsakoff syndrome Korsakoff disease Korsakoff psychosis * * *
Korsakoff syndrome
or Korsakoff psychosis or Korsakoff disease Neurological disorder marked by severe amnesia despite clear perception and full consciousness, resulting from chronic alcoholism, ...
Korsakoff's psychosis
Korsakoff's psychosis or Korsakoff's syndrome [kôr′sə kôfs΄] n. 〚after S. S. Korsakoff 1854?-1900), Russ neurologist〛 a severe mental disorder caused by damage to the ...
Korsakoff'ssyndrome
Kor·sa·koff's syndrome (kôrʹsə-kôfs', -kŏfs') n. A syndrome of severe mental impairment characterized by multiple neuritis, confusion, disorientation, and amnesia in ...
Korsakov
▪ Russia       city, Sakhalin oblast (region), far eastern Russia. It lies in the southern part of Sakhalin Island on the Aniva Gulf. Founded in 1853 as a fortified ...
Kort nozzle
/kawrt/, Naut. a cylindrical fitting around a propeller, tapered inward toward the stern to increase thrust and maneuverability. * * *
Kortner, Fritz
▪ Austrian actor and director original name  Fritz Nathan Kohn  born May 12, 1892, Vienna [Austria] died July 22, 1970, Munich, West Germany       famous stage and ...
Kortrijk
/kawrddt"rdduyk/, n. Flemish name of Courtrai. * * * ▪ Belgium (Flemish),French  Courtrai,    municipality, West Flanders province, western Belgium. It lies along the Leie ...
koruna
/kawr"euh nah'/, n., pl. koruny /kawr"euh nee/, korun /kawr"oohn/, korunas. an aluminum bronze coin and monetary unit of the Czech Republic, equal to 100 halers. Abbr.: ...
Korvald, Lars
▪ 2007       Norwegian politician (b. April 29, 1916, near Nedre Eiker, Nor.—d. July 4, 2006, Oslo, Nor.), was the first Christian Democratic prime minister of Norway, ...
korwar style
▪ carving  type of carving of northwest New Guinea, particularly the Geelvink Channel region, in which bold, angular lines contrast with delicate, curvilinear, organic forms ...
Koryak
/kawr"yak/, n., pl. Koryaks, (esp. collectively) Koryak for 1. 1. a member of a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia. 2. the Chukotian language of the Koryak people, ...
Koryŏ
Korean kingdom ruled by a dynasty of the same name from 935 to 1392. During this period Korea began to form a distinctively Korean cultural tradition. The dynasty was formed by ...
Koryŏ Dynasty
▪ Korean history       dynasty that ruled the Korean peninsula as the Koryŏ kingdom from 935 to 1392. During this period the country began to form its own cultural ...
Korzybski
/kawr zip"skee, -zhip"-/; Pol. /kaw zhip"skee/, n. Alfred (Habdank Skarbek) /hab"dangk skahr"bek/; Pol. /hahp"dahngk skahrdd"bek/, 1879-1950, U.S. writer on general semantics, ...
Korzybski, Alfred
▪ American philosopher in full  Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski   born July 3, 1879, Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire died March 1, 1950, Sharon, Conn., ...
kos
/kohs/, n., pl. kos. (in India) a unit of land distance of various lengths from 1 to 3 mi. (1.6 to 4.8 km). Also, coss. [ < Hindi
Kos
/kos, kaws/, n. one of the Greek Dodecanese Islands in the SE Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey. 16,650; 111 sq. mi. (287 sq. km). Also, Cos. Italian, Coo. * * *
Kosala
Ancient kingdom, northern India. Roughly corresponding to the historical region of Oudh, in what is now south-central Uttar Pradesh state, it extended into present-day Nepal. In ...
Kosciusko
/kos'kee us"koh, kos'ee-/; for 1 also Pol. /kawsh choosh"kaw/, n. 1. Thaddeus (Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko), 1746-1817, Polish patriot: general in the American ...
Kosciusko, Mount
Peak, southeastern New South Wales, Australia. Located in the Snowy Mountains of the Australian Alps, Mount Kosciusko is the highest mountain in mainland Australia, reaching ...
Kosciusko,Mount
Kos·ci·us·ko (kŏs'ē-ŭsʹkō, kŏs'kē-), Mount The highest mountain of Australia, in the southeast part of the country in the Australian Alps. It rises to 2,231.4 m ...
Kosciusko,Thaddeus
Kos·ci·us·ko (kŏs'ē-ŭsʹkō, kŏs'kē-, kôsh-cho͝oshʹkō), Thaddeus. 1746-1817. Polish general and patriot who fought with the colonists in the American Revolution and ...
Kościuszko, Tadeusz
born Feb. 4, 1746, Mereczowszczyzna, Pol. died Oct. 15, 1817, Solothurn, Switz. Polish patriot who fought in the American Revolution. He studied military engineering in Paris ...
Kose Kanaoka
▪ Japanese painter born 802? died 897?, Japan       first major secular artist in Japan. Information concerning his life and works is sketchy, and his last documented ...
Kösem Sultan
▪ Ottoman sultana born c. 1585 died Sept. 2, 1651       Ottoman sultana, said to have been of Greek origin and beautiful when young, who exercised a strong influence ...
kosha
/koh"sheuh/, n. Hinduism. any of the five layers of physical and mental being composing the personal self, Atman being within the innermost layer. [ < Skt kosa] * * *
kosher
/koh"sheuhr/, adj. 1. Judaism. a. fit or allowed to be eaten or used, according to the dietary or ceremonial laws: kosher meat; kosher dishes; a kosher tallith. b. adhering to ...
kosher salt
kosher salt n. common salt in crystals larger than those of table salt * * *
kosher-style
/koh"sheuhr stuyl'/, adj. (of a cuisine, restaurant, etc.) featuring traditional Jewish dishes, but not adhering to the dietary laws: kosher-style cooking. * * *
kosherpickle
kosher pickle n. A pickled cucumber flavored with garlic.   [From its use in kosher delicatessens.] * * *
koshersalt
kosher salt n. A refined, coarse-grained salt with no additives.   [From its use in making meat kosher by drawing out the blood.] * * *
Koshiba Masatoshi
▪ Japanese physicist born September 19, 1926, Toyohashi, Japan       Japanese physicist who, with Raymond Davis, Jr. (Davis, Raymond, Jr.), won the Nobel Prize for ...
Koshigaya
Ko·shi·ga·ya (kō-shēʹgä-yä', kō'shē-gäʹyä) A city of east-central Honshu, Japan, a mainly residential suburb of Tokyo. Population: 294,966. * * * ▪ ...
Koshland, Daniel Edward, Jr.
▪ 2008       American biochemist and editor born March 30, 1920, New York, N.Y. died July 23, 2007, Walnut Creek, Calif. investigated the function of enzymes in the ...
Kosi River
River, Nepal and northern India. Rising from several tributaries in eastern Nepal, it runs south through the great plain of northern India. It empties into the Ganges River ...
Košice
/kaw"shi tse/, n. a city in SE Slovakia. 202,368. Hungarian, Kassa. * * * City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 236,093), eastern Slovakia. Settled in the 9th century and chartered in ...
Košice government
▪ Czech history Košice also spelled  Koszyce,         pro-Soviet Czechoslovak provisional government that inaugurated far-reaching socialist programs during the ...
Kosinski
/keuh zin"skee/, n. Jerzy /jerr"zee, yezh"ee/, 1933-91, U.S. novelist, born in Poland. * * *
Kosinski, Jerzy
▪ American writer in full  Jerzy Nikodem Kosinski   born June 14, 1933, Łódź, Pol. died May 3, 1991, New York, N.Y., U.S.       Polish-born American writer whose ...
Kosinski, Jerzy (Nikodem)
born June 14, 1933, Łódź, Pol. died May 3, 1991, New York, N.Y., U.S. Polish-born U.S. writer. He claimed that his horrific experiences as a Jew in World War II Poland and ...
kosmos
/koz"meuhs, -mohs/, n. Aerospace. cosmos (def. 5). * * *
Kosola, Iisakki Vihtori
▪ Finnish political leader born 1884 died December 1936       nationalist political leader, the founder and commander of modern Finland's Fascist Lapua Movement, which ...
Kosovar
See Kosovo. * * *
Kosovo
Kosovo [kō̂′sə vō΄] province of S Serbia: 4,203 sq mi (10,886 sq km); pop. c. 2,000,000 Kosovar [kō̂′səvär΄] adj., n. * * * Ko·so·vo (kôʹsə-vō', kōʹ-) ...
Kosovo conflict
(1998–99) Ethnic war in Kosovo, Yugoslavia. In 1989 the Serbian president, Slobodan Milošević, abrogated the constitutional autonomy of Kosovo. He and the minority of Serbs ...
Kosovo, Battle of
Either of two battles fought in the Serbian province of Kosovo. The first (June 13, 1389), between the Serbs under Prince Lazar and the Ottoman Empire led by Sultan Murad I, ...
Kosrae
/kohs ruy"/, n. an island in the W Pacific: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 4471; 42 sq. mi. (109 sq. km). Also called Kusaie. * * * ▪ island, Micronesia also ...
Koss, Johann Olav
▪ 1995       The highlight of the outstanding ice speed skating career of Norway's Johann Olav Koss came on Feb. 20, 1994, when he won the stamina-sapping 10,000-m race ...
Kossel
/kaws"euhl/, n. Albrecht /ahl"brddekht/, 1853-1927, German chemist: Nobel prize for medicine 1910. * * *
Kossel, Albrecht
▪ German biochemist born Sept. 16, 1853, Rostock, Mecklenburg [now Germany] died July 5, 1927, Heidelberg, Ger.       German biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize ...
Kossuth
/kos"oohth/; Hung. /kaw"shoot/, n. 1. Ferenc /ferdd"ents/, 1841-1914, Hungarian statesman. 2. his father, Lajos /lo"yawsh/, 1802-94, Hungarian patriot, statesman, and writer. * * ...
Kossuth Lajos
born Sept. 19, 1802, Monok, Hung. died March 20, 1894, Turin, Italy Hungarian patriot. A lawyer from a noble family, he was sent to the national Diet (1832), where he developed ...
Kossuth, Lajos
▪ Hungarian political leader Introduction born Sept. 19, 1802, Monok, Hung. died March 20, 1894, Turin, Italy  political reformer who inspired and led Hungary's struggle for ...
Kossuth,Lajos
Kos·suth (kŏsʹo͞oth', kôʹsho͝ot'), Lajos. 1802-1894. Hungarian revolutionary leader who sought Hungary's independence from Austria. Declaring the Hapsburg dynasty ...
kost-
Bone. Probably related to ost-. coast, costa, costard, costrel, cuesta, cutlet; accost, intercostal, sternocostal, from Latin costa, rib, side.   [Pokorny kost- 616.] * * *
Kostelanetz
/kos'teuh lah"nits/, n. André /ahn"dray/, 1901-80, U.S. orchestra conductor and pianist, born in Russia. * * *
Kostelanetz, Richard
▪ American author in full  Richard Cory Kostelanetz  born May 14, 1940, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American writer, artist, critic, and editor of the avant-garde who ...
Kostelic, Janica
▪ 2003       Demonstrating why she was called the “Croatian Sensation,” Janica Kostelic overcame injury and adversity to make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics. In ...
Kosterlitz, Hans Walter
▪ 1997       German-born British pharmacologist who had already retired from the University of Aberdeen, Scot., when he discovered (1975), with John Hughes, enkephalins, ...
Kosti
/kaws"tee/, n. a city in E central Sudan, on the White Nile. 47,000. * * *
Kostiantynivka
▪ Ukraine Russian  Konstantinovka        city, eastern Ukraine, on the Kryvyy Torets River. Before the October Revolution (1917) a small settlement with an ...
Kostroma
/kos'treuh mah"/; Russ. /keuh strddu mah"/, n. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Moscow, on the Volga. 255,000. * * * ▪ Russia       city and ...
Kostunica, Vojislav
▪ 2001       When on Oct. 7, 2000, Vojislav Kostunica was sworn in as president of Yugoslavia, it was the culmination of two weeks of dramatic developments. Results from ...
Kosygin
/keuh see"gin/; Russ. /ku si"gyin/, n. Aleksei Nikolayevich /euh lek"say nik'euh lah"yeuh vich/; Russ. /u lyi ksyay" nyi ku lah"yi vyich/, 1904-80, Russian politician: premier of ...
Kosygin, Aleksey (Nikolayevich)
born Feb. 20, 1904, St. Petersburg, Russia died Dec. 18, 1980, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R. Soviet statesman, premier of the Soviet Union (1964–80). He joined the Communist Party ...
Kosygin, Aleksey Nikolayevich
▪ premier of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics born Feb. 20, 1904, St. Petersburg, Russia died Dec. 18, 1980, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.       Soviet statesman and ...
Kosygin,Aleksei Nikolayevich
Ko·sy·gin (kə-sēʹgən, -gyĭn), Aleksei Nikolayevich. 1904-1980. Soviet premier (1964-1980) who succeeded Nikita Khrushchev but was often overshadowed by party secretary ...
Koszalin
▪ Poland German  Köslin        city, Zachodniopomorskie województwo (province), northwestern Poland, on the Dzierżęcinka River. Koszalin is a resort and ...
Kosztolányi, Dezső
▪ Hungarian author born March 29, 1885, Szabadka, Hung., Austria-Hungary died Nov. 3, 1936, Budapest       poet, novelist, and critic, considered to be the outstanding ...
Koszyce, Pact of
▪ Poland [1374] Koszyce also spelled (Slovak)  Košice , or (Hungarian)  Kassa (Sept. 17, 1374)        agreement made between the Polish nobility and their king, ...
Kota
Ko·ta (kōʹtə) A city of northwest India south-southwest of Delhi. Enclosed by a massive wall, it is an agricultural market and has many fine temples. Population: 537,371. * ...
Kota Baharu
▪ Malaysia formerly  Kota Bahru        city, northern Peninsular (West) Malaysia, on the east levee of the Kelantan River, near the Thai border and 8 miles (13 km) ...
Kota Bharu
/koh"teuh bahr"ooh/ a seaport in and the capital of Kelantan state, in Malaysia, on the E central Malay Peninsula. 55,124. Also, Kota Bahru. * * *
Kota Kinabalu
/koh"teuh kin'euh beuh looh"/ a seaport in and the capital of the state of Sabah, in Malaysia, on the NW coast of Borneo. 42,000. Formerly, Jesselton. * * * ▪ ...
Kota Tinggi
▪ Malaysia       town, West Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia), on the Johor River, north of its estuary at the Singapore Strait. It was one of the river capitals ...
Kothar
▪ Semitic deity West Semitic“skill” also called  Kothar-wa-Khasis (“skill-and-cunning”)        ancient West Semitic god of crafts, equivalent of the Greek god ...
Köthen
▪ Germany       city, Saxony-Anhalt Land (state), east-central Germany, north of Halle. First mentioned in 1115 and known as a market town in 1194, it was a medieval ...
Kotka
▪ Finland       city, southeastern Finland, on two islands, Hovinsaari and Kotkansaari, at the mouth of the Kymi River on the Gulf of Finland (Finland, Gulf of), ...
Kotlas
▪ Russia       city, Arkhangelsk oblast (region), northwestern Russia, at the confluence of the Northern Dvina and Vychegda rivers. It is a major focus of river and ...
Kotlyarevsky, Ivan
▪ Ukrainian author Kotlyarevsky also spelled  Kotliarevsky   born Sept. 9 [Aug. 29, old style], 1769, Poltava, Ukraine, Russian Empire died Nov. 10 [Oct. 29, O.S.], 1838, ...
koto
/koh"toh/; Japn. /kaw"taw"/, n., pl. kotos, koto. a Japanese musical instrument having numerous strings, usually seven or thirteen, that are stretched over a convex wooden ...
Kōtoku Shūsui
▪ Japanese social leader born Nov. 4, 1871, Nakamura, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan died Jan. 24, 1911, Tokyo       Socialist leader, one of the first proponents of radical ...
Kotor
▪ Montenegro Italian  Cattaro        walled town, seaport, and resort at the south end of Kotor Bay, one of four bays of the Gulf of Kotor (Kotor, Gulf of) (Boka ...
Kotor, Gulf of
▪ Montenegro Italian  Bocche di Cattaro , Serbo-Croatian  Boka Kotorska        winding, fjordlike inlet of the Adriatic (Adriatic Sea) coast, Montenegro. A fine ...
Kotosh
▪ archaeological site, Peru       pre-Columbian site, near the modern city of Huánuco in present-day central highland Peru, known for its early temple structures. These ...
kotow
/koh"tow", -tow'/, v.i., n. kowtow. * * *
Kotri
▪ Pakistan       town, south-central Sindh province, southeastern Pakistan, on the west bank of the Indus River. An important railway junction, Kotri is connected by ...
Kotromanić Dynasty
▪ Bosnian history       royal house that ruled Bosnia from the late 13th to the mid-15th century. The dynasty was founded by Stephen Kotroman, a vassal of the Hungarian ...
Kotsyubinsky, Mikhaylo
▪ Ukrainian author Kotsyubinsky also spelled  Kotsiubinsky   born Sept. 5 [Sept. 17, New Style], 1864, Vinnitsa, Ukraine, Russian Empire died April 12 [April 25], 1913, ...
Kottayam
▪ India       town, southern Kerala state, southwestern India, near Vembanad Lake at the mouth of the Minachil River south-southeast of Kochi (Cochin). The town is a ...
Kottbus
Kott·bus (kŏtʹbəs, kôtʹbo͝os') See Cottbus. * * *
Kotte
/koh"tay/, n. a city in SW Sri Lanka, just E of Colombo. 102,000. * * * ▪ historical kingdom, Sri Lanka Sinhala  Kōṭṭe        Sinhalese kingdom that flourished ...
kotwal
/koht"wahl/, n. Anglo-Indian. an Indian police officer. Also, cotwal. [1575-85; < Hindi kotwal] * * *
kotwali
/koht"wah lee/, n. Anglo-Indian. a police station. Also, kotwalee. [1835-45; < Hindi kotwali] * * *
Kotzebue
/kawt"seuh booh'/, n. August Friedrich Ferdinand von /ow"goost frddee"drddikh ferdd"di nahnt' feuhn/, 1761-1819, German dramatist. * * * ▪ Alaska, United States Inupiaq ...
Kotzebue, August (Friedrich Ferdinand) von
born May 3, 1761, Weimar, Saxony died March 23, 1819, Mannheim, Baden German playwright. He helped popularize poetic drama, which he infused with melodramatic sensationalism ...
Kotzebue, August von
▪ German playwright born May 3, 1761, Weimar, Saxony [Germany] died March 23, 1819, Mannheim, Baden  German playwright widely influential in popularizing poetic drama, into ...
Kotzebue, Otto von
▪ Russian explorer born , Dec. 30, 1787, Reval, Estonia, Russian Empire [now Tallinn, Estonia] died Feb. 15, 1846, Reval       Russian naval officer who completed three ...
KotzebueSound
Kot·ze·bue Sound (kŏtʹsə-byo͞o') An inlet of the Chukchi Sea in northwest Alaska north of Seward Peninsula. * * *
Kou Qianzhi
or K'ou Ch'ien-chih died AD 448, Northern Wei empire, China Chinese Daoist reformer. He probably began his career as a Daoist physician. In 415 he had a vision telling him ...
Koudougou
▪ Burkina Faso       town, central Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), western Africa. It lies on the railway between Ouagadougou and Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory ...
Koufax
/koh"faks/, n. Sanford (Sandy), born 1935, U.S. baseball player. * * *
Koufax, Sandy
in full Sanford Koufax orig. Sanford Braun born Dec. 30, 1935, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. baseball pitcher. Koufax's mother divorced when he was young, and he took the name of ...
Koufax,Sanford
Kou·fax (kōʹfăks'), Sanford. Known as “Sandy.” Born 1935. American baseball player. A left-handed pitcher for the Dodgers (1955-1966), he struck out 2,396 batters and ...
Kouilou River
▪ river, Republic of the Congo       stream in western Congo (Brazzaville), formed at Makabana by the confluence of the Niari and Louesse rivers and flowing west to ...
Koulikoro
▪ Mali       town, southwestern Mali. Situated about 35 miles (55 km) northeast of Bamako, the national capital, the town serves as a centre of transportation. It is ...
koumis
/kooh"mis/, n. kumiss. Also, koumiss, koumyss. * * *
koumiss
kou·miss (ko͞o-mĭsʹ, ko͞oʹmĭs) n. Variant of kumiss. * * *
Koumoundhoúros, Aléxandros
▪ prime minister of Greece born 1814, Sélitsa, Greece, Ottoman Empire died February 1883, Athens       politician who was nine times prime minister of Greece between ...
Koundara
▪ Guinea       town, northwestern Guinea, on the road from Labé to Senegal and at the intersection of roads from Youkounkoun and Guinea-Bissau. It has replaced ...
kouprey
/kooh"pray/, n., pl. koupreys, (esp. collectively) kouprey. a wild ox, Bibos (Novibos) sauveli, of Laos and Cambodia, having a blackish-brown body with white markings on the back ...
kourbash
/koor"bash/, n., v.t. kurbash. * * *


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