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Kronos
/kroh"nos/, n. Cronus. * * *
Kronotsky Nature Reserve
▪ research area, Russia       natural area set aside for research in the natural sciences, on the eastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, eastern Russia. The reserve, ...
Kronshtadt
Kronshtadt [krō̂n′shtät΄krun shtät′] city & naval fortress on an island in NW Russia, on the Gulf of Finland: pop. 45,000: Ger. Kronstadt [krō̂n′shtät΄] * * ...
Kronshtadt Rebellion
(1921) Internal uprising against Soviet rule in Russia after the Russian Civil War, conducted by sailors from the Kronshtadt naval base. The sailors had supported the Bolsheviks ...
Kronstadt
/krddun shtaht"/ for 1; /krddohn"shtaht/ for 2, n. 1. a naval base in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, on an island in the Gulf of Finland: fortress founded 1710. 2. German ...
Kronstam, Henning
▪ 1996       Danish ballet dancer (b. June 29, 1934, Copenhagen, Den.—d. May 28, 1995, Copenhagen), during his performing career with the Royal Danish Ballet, was an ...
kroon
/kroohn/, n., pl. kroons, krooni /krooh"nee/. a former aluminum bronze coin and monetary unit of Estonia, equal to 100 marks or senti. [ < Estonian < Sw krona KRONA] * * *
Kroonstad
▪ South Africa       town, northern Free State province, South Africa. Founded in 1855, it served briefly as the Boer capital of the Orange Free State (March 13–May ...
Kropotkin
/kroh pot"kin, kreuh-/; Russ. /krddu pawt"kyin/, n. Prince Pëter Alekseevich /pyawtrdd" u lyi ksyay"yi vyich/, 1842-1921, Russian geographer, author, and anarchist. * * * ▪ ...
Kropotkin, Peter (Alekseyevich)
born Dec. 21, 1842, Moscow, Russia died Feb. 8, 1921, Dmitrov, near Moscow Russian revolutionary and geographer, foremost theorist of anarchism. The son of a prince, he ...
Kropotkin, Peter Alekseyevich
▪ Russian revolutionary Introduction born December 21 [December 9, Old Style], 1842, Moscow, Russia died February 8, 1921, Dmitrov, near Moscow  Russian revolutionary and ...
Kropotkin,Prince Pyotr Alekseyevich
Kro·pot·kin (krə-pŏtʹkĭn, krō-), Prince Pyotr Alekseyevich. 1842-1921. Russian anarchist and political philosopher who maintained that cooperation, not competition, was ...
Krosno
▪ Poland       city, Podkarpackie województwo (province), extreme southeastern Poland. Set on the sloping plains of the Lower Beskid mountain range amid forests of ...
Kroto
Kro·to (krōʹtō'), Sir Harold Walter. Born 1939. British chemist who shared a 1996 Nobel Prize for discovering fullerenes. * * *
Kroto, Sir Harold W.
▪ British chemist in full  Sir Harold Walter Kroto   born Oct. 7, 1939, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Eng.    English chemist who, with Richard E. Smalley (Smalley, Richard E.) ...
Kroumirie
▪ mountain region, Tunisia also spelled  Khroumirie,         mountainous region with extensive forests of cork-oak in northwestern Tunisia. One of the best-watered ...
KRP
Chess. king's rook's pawn. * * *
krs
kurus. * * *
Kru
Kru (kro͞o) n. A group of Niger-Congo languages spoken primarily in Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire. * * * Group of peoples of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire, including the Bassa, ...
Kru languages
Branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It consists of some 24 languages (or language clusters) spoken by some three million Kru people living in the forest regions of ...
Kruczkowski, Leon
▪ Polish author born June 28, 1900, Krakau, Austria-Hungary [now Kraków, Poland] died August 1, 1962, Warsaw, Poland       Polish novelist and playwright remembered ...
Krüdener, Barbara Juliane, Freifrau von
▪ Russian mystic née Von Vietinghoff born Nov. 22, 1764, Riga, Livonia (now in Latvia) died Dec. 25, 1824, Karasubazar, Crimea, Russian Empire       mystic visionary ...
Krueger, Walter
▪ United States general born Jan. 26, 1881, Flatow, West Prussia [now Złotów, Pol.] died Aug. 20, 1967, Valley Forge, Pa., U.S.       U.S. Army officer whose 6th Army ...
Kruger
—Krugerite, n., adj. /krooh"geuhr/; Du. /krddyuu"kheuhrdd/, n. Stephanus Johannes Paulus /ste fah"nues yoh hah"neuhs poh"lues/, ("Oom Paul"), 1825-1904, South African ...
Kruger National Park
National park, South Africa. Located in the northeastern part of the country on the Mozambique border, it was created as a game sanctuary in 1898 and in 1926 became a national ...
Kruger telegram
▪ South African history       (Jan. 3, 1896), a message sent by Emperor William II of Germany to President Paul Kruger (Kruger, Paul) of the South African Republic (or ...
Kruger, Barbara
▪ American artist born January 26, 1945, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.       American artist who challenged cultural assumptions by manipulating images and text in her ...
Kruger, Paul
orig. Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger born Oct. 10, 1825, Cradock district, Cape Colony died July 14, 1904, Clarens, Switz. South African soldier and statesman, noted as the ...
Kruger,Stephanus Johannes Paulus
Kru·ger (kro͞oʹgər, krüʹ-), Stephanus Johannes Paulus. Known as “Oom Paul.” 1825-1904. South African politician. A founder (1852) and president (1883-1900) of ...
Krugerrand
/krooh"geuh rand', -rahnd'/, n. (sometimes l.c.) a one-ounce gold coin of the Republic of South Africa, equal to 25 rand: first issued in 1967. [KRUGER + RAND2] * * *
Krugersdorp
/krooh"geuhrz dawrp'/; Du. /krddyuu"kheuhrdds dawrddp'/, n. a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa, NW of Johannesburg. 91,202. * * * ▪ South ...
Krugman, Paul
▪ American economist born Feb. 28, 1953, New York City, N.Y., U.S.    American economist and journalist who received the 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics. He was recognized ...
Krugman, Saul
▪ 1996       U.S. award-winning pediatrician whose studies of hepatitis, rubella, and measles resulted in the development of vaccinations for these debilitating diseases ...
kruller
/krul"euhr/, n. cruller. * * *
Krum
▪ Bulgar khan died April 13, 814       khan of the Bulgars (802–814) who briefly threatened the security of the Byzantine Empire. His able, energetic rule brought ...
Krumbacher, Karl
▪ German scholar born Sept. 23, 1856, Kempten, Bavaria [Germany] died Dec. 12, 1909, Munich, Ger.       German scholar who developed the modern study of Byzantine ...
krumhorn
/krum"hawrn'/, n. crumhorn. * * *
krumkake
krum·kake (kro͝omʹkä'kə, krŭmʹkāk') n. Upper Midwest A large thin cookie made from batter poured into an embossed mold with hinged plates.   [Norwegian : krum, curved, ...
krummholz
/kroom"hohlts/, n., pl. krummholz. a forest of stunted trees near the timber line on a mountain. Also called elfinwood. [1900-05; < G, equiv. to krumm crooked (OHG krumb; see ...
krummhorn
krummhorn or krumhorn [kroom′hôrn΄, krum′hôrn΄] n. 〚Ger < krumm, crooked + horn,HORN〛 CRUMHORN * * * krumm·horn or crum·horn (krŭmʹhôrn') n. A wind instrument ...
Krung Thep
Krung Thep [krooŋ′ tāp′] Thai name for BANGKOK * * *
KrungThep
Krung Thep (gro͝ong tĕpʹ) See Bangkok. * * *
Krupa, Gene
born Jan. 15, 1909, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Oct. 16, 1973, Yonkers, N.Y. U.S. bandleader and the first great drum soloist in jazz. Krupa had worked with Eddie Condon ...
Krupp
/krup/; Ger. /krddoop/, n. Alfred /al"frid/; Ger. /ahl"frddayt/, 1812-87, German industrialist and manufacturer of armaments. * * *
Krupp AG
▪ German company also known as  Fried. Krupp        former German corporation that was one of the world's principal steelmakers and arms manufacturers until the end ...
Krupp family
German steel-manufacturing dynasty. Friedrich Krupp (1787–1826) founded a steel factory in Essen in 1811. On his death his son Alfred (1812–1887) took full charge of the ...
Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Alfried
▪ German industrialist original name  (until 1943) Alfried Von Bohlen Und Halbach   born Aug. 13, 1907, Essen, Ger. died July 30, 1967, Essen, W.Ger.       German ...
Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Gustav
▪ German diplomat and industrialist original name  Gustav Von Bohlen Und Halbach   born Aug. 7, 1870, The Hague, Neth. died Jan. 16, 1950, Blühnbach, near Salzburg, ...
Krupp, Alfred
▪ German industrialist byname  The Cannon King,  German  Der Kanonenkönig  born April 26, 1812, Essen, grand duchy of Berg [now in Germany] died July 14, 1887, Essen, ...
Krupskaya
/krddoohp"skeuh yeuh/, n. Nadezhda Konstantinovna /nu dye"zhdeuh keuhn stun tyee"neuhv neuh/, 1869-1939, Russian social worker and wife of V.I. Lenin. * * *
Krupskaya, Nadezhda (Konstantinovna)
born Feb. 26, 1869, St. Petersburg, Russia died Feb. 27, 1939, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R. Russian revolutionary, wife of Vladimir Ilich Lenin. A Marxist activist from the 1890s, ...
Krupskaya, Nadezhda Konstantinovna
▪ Soviet politician born Feb. 14 [Feb. 26, New Style], 1869, St. Petersburg, Russia died Feb. 27, 1939, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.       revolutionary who became the wife ...
Krupskaya,Nadezhda Konstantinovna
Krup·ska·ya (kro͝opʹskə-yə), Nadezhda Konstantinovna. 1869-1939. Russian revolutionary and wife of Vladimir Lenin. She held numerous political posts before and after the ...
Krusenstern, Adam Johann
▪ Russian explorer born Nov. 19, 1770, Hagudi, [now Rapla], Estonia died Aug. 24, 1846, Revel [now Tallinn]  naval officer who commanded the first Russian expedition to ...
Kruss, James
▪ 1998       German writer of children's literature whose abundant stories and poems were highly regarded for their wordplay as well as for the fun of their plots (b. ...
Krutch
/kroohch/, n. Joseph Wood, 1893-1970, U.S. critic, biographer, naturalist, and teacher. * * *
Krutch, Joseph Wood
▪ American writer born Nov. 25, 1893, Knoxville, Tenn., U.S. died May 22, 1970, Tucson, Ariz.       American naturalist, conservationist, writer, and ...
Krutch,Joseph Wood
Krutch (krŭch), Joseph Wood. 1893-1970. American critic, naturalist, and writer whose works include The Modern Temper (1929) and The Measure of Man (1954). * * *
Krylon
/kruy"lon/, Trademark. a brand name for a plastic coating, applied as a liquid, that forms a protective film: used on blueprints, paintings, etc. * * *
Krylov, Ivan Andreyevich
▪ Russian author born Feb. 2 [Feb. 13, New Style], 1768/69, Moscow, Russia died Nov. 9 [Nov. 21], 1844, St. Petersburg       Russian writer of innocent-sounding fables ...
kryo-
var. of cryo-. * * *
krypton
/krip"ton/, n. Chem. an inert, monatomic gaseous element, present in very small amounts in the atmosphere: used in high-power, tungsten-filament light bulbs. Symbol: Kr; at. wt.: ...
Krypton Factor
a popular British television series (1977–95), in which people competed in contests to test their intelligence and physical strength. * * *
kryptonite
n [U] (in the Superman stories) a type of green rock from the planet Krypton. It is the only thing that can make Superman weak or even kill him. * * *
Kryuchkov, Vladimir Aleksandrovich
▪ 2008  Soviet intelligence officer born Feb. 29, 1924, Tsaritsyn, U.S.S.R. [now Volgograd, Russia] died Nov. 23, 2007, Moscow, Russia as the hard-line head (1988–91) of ...
Kryvyy Rih
Russian Krivoy Rog City (pop., 2001: 669,000), southeast-central Ukraine. Founded as a village by Cossacks in the 17th century, it grew slowly until a railway was constructed ...
KryvyyRih
Kry·vyy Rih (krĭ-vĭʹ rĭKHʹ) or Kri·voi Rog or Kri·voy Rog (-voiʹ rōgʹ, rôkʹ) A city of south-central Ukraine northeast of Odessa. Located in a rich iron-producing ...
KS
Kansas (approved esp. for use with zip code). * * *
Ksar el-Boukhari
▪ Algeria also called  Boghari,         town, north-central Algeria. Lying along the Chelif River at the junction of the High Plateau and the Atlas Mountains, the ...
Ksar el-Kebir
▪ Morocco Arabic“Great Castle” also spelled  Al-Qaṣr al-Kabīr , Spanish  Alcazarquivir        city, northern Morocco. It lies along the Loukkos ...
Kschessinska, Mathilde
▪ Russian ballerina Kschessinska also spelled  Kshessinska,  Russian  in full Mathilda-maria Feliksovna Kshesinskaya  born Aug. 19 [Aug. 31, New Style], 1872, Ligovo, ...
Kselection
K selection n. A form of selection that occurs in an environment at or near carrying capacity, favoring a reproductive strategy in which few offspring are produced.   [From K, ...
Kshatriya
/ksha"tree euh/, n. a member of the Hindu royal and warrior class above the Vaisyas and below the Brahmans. Cf. Shudra. [1775-85; < Skt ksatriya] * * * or Ksatriya In Hindu ...
Kshitigarbha
▪ Buddhism Sanskrit“Womb of the Earth”  bodhisattva (“buddha-to-be”) who, though known in India as early as the 4th century CE, became immensely popular in China as ...
ksi
one thousand pounds per square inch. [k, repr. KILO- + s(quare) i(nch)] * * *
Ksitigarbha
Buddhist bodhisattva widely revered in China and Japan. Known in India from the 4th century BC, he became popular in China as Dicang and in Japan as Jizō. He is the patron of ...
kšš
Also kwš. West Semitic, to pound, strike. couscous, from Arabic kuskus, from kaskasa, to crumble, pulverize. * * *
ksun
Preposition and preverb meaning “with.” 1. syn-, from Greek sun, xun, together, with. 2. Basic form *su(n)-. a. soviet, from Old Russian compound sŭvětŭ, assembly; b. ...
Kt
Chess. knight. Also, Kt. * * *
Kt.
knight. * * *
kt.
1. karat. 2. kiloton. 3. knot. * * *
Kt. Bach.
knight bachelor. * * *
kṯr
To succeed, achieve, be(come) suitable, proper. a. kosher, from Ashkenazic Hebrew kóšer, proper; b. kashrut, from Mishnaic Hebrew kašrût, (ritual) fitness. Both a and b from ...
Ku
Ku Chem. symbol kurchatovium * * * (as used in expressions) O erh ku na Ho Nei meng ku Ku Klux Klan P'an Ku * * *
Ku Klux
☆ Ku Klux [ko͞o′ kluks΄, kyo͞o′kluks΄ ] n. 〚< Gr kyklos, a circle (see CYCLE): prob. suggested by Kuklos Adelphōn, a S college fraternity (1812-66)〛 short for KU ...
Ku Klux Klan
/kluks" klan"/ 1. a secret organization in the southern U.S., active for several years after the Civil War, which aimed to suppress the newly acquired powers of blacks and to ...
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Either of two racist terrorist organizations in the U.S. The first was organized by veterans of the Confederate army, first as a social club and then as a secret means of ...
Ku Kluxer
/kooh" kluk"seuhr, kyooh"/ a member of a Ku Klux Klan. Also called Ku Klux Klanner. [1875-80, Amer.; KU KLUX (KLAN) + -ER1] * * *
Ku Kluxism
/kluk"siz euhm/ the doctrines, theories, and practices of the Ku Klux Klan. Also, Ku Kluxery /kluk"seuh ree/. [1865-70, Amer.; KU KLUX (KLAN) + -ISM] * * *
Ku Sang
▪ 2005       South Korean poet (b. Sept. 16, 1919, Seoul, S.Kor.—d. May 11, 2004, Seoul), first gained acclaim for his book Choto-ui shi (1956; Wastelands of Fire ...
Kuala Belait
▪ Brunei       town and port, western Brunei. It is the capital of Belait district, located at the mouth of the Belait River near the South China Sea, west of Seria. ...
Kuala Kangsar
▪ Malaysia       town, northwestern Peninsular (West) Malaysia. It lies along the Perak River and the main west coast road and rail network. The town was the site (1897) ...
Kuala Lipis
▪ Malaysia       town, central Peninsular (West) Malaysia, situated along the Jelai River. It is a commercial centre for nearby villages and the riverine indigenous ...
Kuala Lumpur
/kwah"leuh loom poor"/ a city in and the capital of Malaysia, in the SW Malay Peninsula. 937,875. * * * City (pop., 2000 prelim.: 1,297,526), capital of Malaysia. Founded as a ...
Kuala Terengganu
▪ Malaysia formerly  Kuala Trengganu        city and port, northeastern Peninsular (West) Malaysia, at the mouth of the Terengganu River, on the South China Sea. A ...
KualaLumpur
Kua·la Lum·pur (kwäʹlə lo͝om-po͝orʹ) The capital and largest city of Malaysia, on the southwest Malay Peninsula northwest of Singapore. Founded by tin miners in 1857, ...
Kuan
(as used in expressions) Kuan Han ch'ing Kuan Yü Lee Kuan Yew * * *
Kuan Ti
▪ Chinese deity Pinyin  Guan Di , historical name (Wade–Giles romanization)  Kuan Yü , also called  Kuan Kung , or  Wu Ti   Chinese god of war.       Kuan ...
Kuang
(as used in expressions) Kuang tung Kuang wu ti Kuang chou Kuang hsi * * *
Kuang-chou
Kuang-chou [kwäŋ′jō′] var. of GUANGZHOU * * *
Kuangchou
/gwahng"joh"/, n. Wade-Giles. Canton. * * *
Kuantan
/kwahn"tahn/, n. a seaport in and the capital of Pahang state, in Malaysia, on the SE Malay Peninsula. 43,358. * * * ▪ Malaysia       city situated on the eastern coast ...
Kuba
▪ historical kingdom, Africa       former African kingdom in the interior of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bounded to the southwest by the Kasai and Lulua rivers ...
Kuba carpet
 floor covering from the Caucasus woven in the vicinity of Kuba (now Quba) in northern Azerbaijan. Kuba carpets of the last century and a half of several major types were woven ...
Kubaba
▪ Anatolian deity       goddess of the ancient Syrian city of Carchemish. In religious texts of the Hittite empire (c. 1400–c. 1190 BC), she played a minor part and ...
Kuban
/kooh ban"/; Russ. /kooh bahn"/, n. a river flowing NW from the Caucasus Mountains to the Black and the Azov seas. 512 mi. (825 km) long. Ancient, Hypanis. * * *
Kuban River
River, southwestern Russia. Rising on Mount Elbrus, in the Republic of Georgia, it flows north then west to enter the Sea of Azov. It is 563 mi (906 km) long. Much of its water ...
Kubango
Ku·ban·go (ko͞o-bängʹgō) See Okavango. * * *
Kubasov, Valery
▪ Russian cosmonaut born Jan. 7, 1935, Vyazniki, U.S.S.R. [now Russia]       Russian cosmonaut (astronaut) who performed the first welding experiments in ...
Kubelík
/koo"be leek/; Eng. /koob"euh lik/, n. 1. Jan /yahn/, 1880-1940, Czech violinist and composer in Hungary. 2. his son, (Jeronym) Rafael /ye"rddaw nim rddah"fah el/, born 1914, ...
Kubelík, Rafael
▪ Swiss conductor in full  Jeronym Rafael Kubelík   born June 29, 1914, Býchory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now in Czech Republic] died Aug. 11, 1996, Lucerne, ...
Kubelik, Rafael Jeronym
▪ 1997       Bohemian-born Swiss conductor and composer (b. June 29, 1914, Bychory, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now in Czech Republic]—d. Aug. 11, 1996, Lucerne, ...
Kubera
▪ Buddhist and Hindu mythology       in Hindu mythology, the king of the yakṣas (nature spirits) and the god of wealth. He is associated with the earth, mountains, all ...
Kubin, Alfred
▪ Austrian artist born April 10, 1877, Leitmeritz, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Litoměřice, Czech Republic] died August 24, 1959, Zwickledt, Austria       Austrian ...
Kubitschek (de Oliveira), Juscelino
born Sept. 12, 1902, Diamantina, Braz. died Aug. 22, 1976, near Resende President of Brazil (1956–61). He studied medicine but entered politics, becoming mayor of Belo ...
Kubitschek, Juscelino
▪ president of Brazil in full  Juscelino Kubitschek De Oliveira   born Sept. 12, 1902, Diamantina, Brazil died Aug. 22, 1976, near Resende       president of Brazil ...
Kubla Khan
/kooh"bleuh kahn"/ 1. (italic.) a poetic fragment (1797) by Coleridge. 2. See Kublai Khan. * * *
Kublai Khan
/kooh"bluy kahn"/ 1216-94, khan c1260-94: founder of the Mongol dynasty in China (grandson of Genghis Khan). Also, Kubilai Khan /kooh"bi luy'/, Kubla Khan. * * * born 1215 died ...
KublaiKhan
Ku·blai Khan (ko͞o'blī känʹ) also Ku·bla Khan (-blə), 1215-1294. Mongol emperor (1260-1294) and founder of the Mongol dynasty in China. A grandson of Genghis Khan, he ...
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth
▪ 2005       Swiss-born American psychiatrist and author (b. July 8, 1926, Zürich, Switz.—d. Aug. 24, 2004, Scottsdale, Ariz.), was a pioneer in the study of death ...
Kubovy, Aryeh Leon
▪ Israeli lawyer and diplomat original name  Aryeh Leon Kubowitzki   born Nov. 2, 1896, Kuršėna, Lithuania died May 16, 1966, Jerusalem, Israel       Israeli ...
Kubrick
(1928–1999) a US film director, known for his great attention to detail. His best-known films include Spartacus (1960), Lolita (1962), Dr Strangelove (1963), 2001:
Kubrick, Stanley
born July 26, 1928, New York, N.Y., U.S. died March 7, 1999, Childwickbury Manor, near St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Eng. U.S. film director. He began his career as a photographer ...
Kubrick,Stanley
Ku·brick (ko͞oʹbrĭk', kyo͞oʹ-), Stanley. 1928-1999. American filmmaker whose works include Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1963), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969), and A ...
Kubu
▪ people       indigenous seminomadic forest dwellers found primarily in swampy areas near watercourses in southeastern Sumatra, Indonesia. Late 20th-century population ...
Kucha
▪ China Chinese (Pinyin)  Kuqa  or  (Wade-Giles romanization)  K'u-ch'e        oasis town, northwestern Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (Sinkiang, Uygur ...
kuchen
/kooh"kheuhn/, n. a yeast-raised coffeecake, often containing fruit. [1850-55; < G Kuchen cake] * * *
Kucher, Karol Kennedy
▪ 2005       American ice skater (b. 1931/32, Shelton, Wash.—d. June 25, 2004, Seattle, Wash.), was—along with her brother, Peter—one of the “Kennedy Kids,” ...
Kuching
/kooh"ching/, n. a seaport in and capital of Sarawak state, in E Malaysia: capital of the former colony of Sarawak. 63,491. * * * ▪ Malaysia  city, capital and chief port of ...
kuchipudi
▪ Indian classical dance       one of six classical dance styles of India. Kuchipudi is indigenous to the state of Andhra Pradesh and differs from the other five ...
Kuchma, Leonid
▪ president of Ukraine in full  Leonid Danylovych Kuchma   born August 9, 1938, Chaykyne, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.       Ukrainian engineer and politician who became prime ...
Kuchma, Leonid Danylovych
▪ 1995       In the Ukrainian presidential elections of July 1994, Leonid Kuchma achieved a surprising victory over the incumbent—and first—Ukrainian president, ...
Kucinich, Dennis
▪ American politician in full  Dennis John Kucinich  born Oct. 8, 1946, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.    American politician, who served as mayor of Cleveland (1977–79) and as a ...
Küçük Kaynarca, Treaty of
(1774) Pact signed after the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–74, in Küçük Kaynarca (now Kaynardzha), Bulg. , ending undisputed Ottoman control of the Black Sea. The treaty ...
Kudamatsu
▪ Japan       city, Yamaguchi ken (prefecture), western Honshu, Japan. Located on a deep cove of the Inland Sea, the original fishing village first started to grow ...
Kudirka, Vincas
▪ Lithuanian patriot born Dec. 31, 1858, Paezeriai, Lithuania, Russian Empire died Nov. 6, 1899, Naumiestis [now Kudirkos-Naumiestis]       Lithuanian physician, ...
kudo
/kooh"doh, kyooh"-/, n., pl. kudos for 2. 1. honor; glory; acclaim: No greater kudo could have been bestowed. 2. a statement of praise or approval; accolade; compliment: one kudo ...
kudos
kudos1 /kooh"dohz, -dohs, -dos, kyooh"-/, n. (used with a sing. v.) honor; glory; acclaim: He received kudos from everyone on his performance. [1825-35; irreg. transliteration of ...
Kudrun
/kood"roohn/, n. Germ. Legend. the heroine of the Middle High German epic of the 13th century. * * *
Kudsi, Nazim al-
▪ 1999       Syrian political leader who served as president for 18 months in 1961-63 before being ousted in a coup (b. Feb. 14, 1906—d. Feb. 6, 1998, Jordan). * * *
kudu
/kooh"dooh/, n. a large African antelope, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, the male of which has large corkscrewlike horns. Also, koodoo. [1770-80; < Afrik koedoe < Khoikhoi kudu] * * ...
kudurru
▪ Mesopotamian boundary stone       (Akkadian: “frontier,” or “boundary”), type of boundary stone used by the Kassites (Kassite) of ancient Mesopotamia. A stone ...
Kudymkar
▪ Russia       city, western Russia. Kudymkar was the administrative centre of Komi-Permyak autonomous okrug (district), which in 2005 merged with Perm oblast (region) ...
kudzu
☆ kudzu [kood′zo͞o΄ ] n. 〚Jpn〛 a fast-growing, hairy perennial vine (Pueraria lobata) of the pea family, with large, three-part leaves: sometimes planted in the South ...
kudzu vine
/kood"zooh/ a fast-growing Chinese and Japanese climbing vine, Pueraria lobata, of the legume family, now widespread in the southern U.S., having tuberous, starchy roots and ...
Kuei
(as used in expressions) Kuei yang Kuei chou Ch'in Kuei Wu San kuei Hsia Kuei * * * ▪ Chinese spirit Pinyin  Gui        (Chinese: “ghost,” or “demon”), in ...
Kuenlun
/koon"loon"/, n. Kunlun. * * *
Kufa
/kooh"feuh, -fa/, n. a town in central Iraq: former seat of Abbassid caliphate; Muslim pilgrimage center. Also called Al Kufa. * * *
Kūfah
▪ medieval city, Iraq also spelled  Kufa,         medieval city of Iraq that was a centre of Arab culture and learning from the 8th to the 10th century. It was ...
Kufic
/kooh"fik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Kufa or its inhabitants. 2. noting or pertaining to the characters of the Arabic alphabet used in the writing of the original Koran, in ...
Kūfic script
▪ calligraphy       in calligraphy, earliest extant Islāmic style of handwritten alphabet that was used by early Muslims to record the Qurʾān. This angular, ...
kufiyeh
/keuh fee"euh/, n. kaffiyeh. Also, kuffieh. * * *
Kufrah, Al-
▪ oasis, Libya also spelled  Cufra         oasis group about 30 miles (48 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide in southeastern Libya, in an elliptical trough near the ...
Kufstein
▪ Austria  town, western Austria. It lies along the Inn River, between two ranges, the Kaiser Mountains and the Bavarian Alps, near the Bavarian (German) border. First ...
Kufuor, John
▪ 2002       On Jan. 7, 2001, Ghanaian politician John Kufuor of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) began his first term as president of Ghana. His inauguration marked the ...
Kuga Sorta
▪ Mari religion       (Mari: “Big Candle”), pacifist and theocratic movement among the Mari (or Cheremis), a Finno-Ugric tribal people living chiefly in Mari ...
kugel
/kooh"geuhl, koog"euhl/, n. Jewish Cookery. a baked casserole resembling a soufflé or pudding. [1840-50; < Yiddish kugl; cf. MHG kugel(e) ball, sphere (G Kugel); perh. akin to ...
Kugelhopf
/kooh"geuhl hopf', -hawpf'/, n. German Cookery. a sweetened bread, flavored with raisins and almonds, baked in a ring-shaped mold, and usually dusted with powdered sugar before ...
Kuharic, Franjo Cardinal
▪ 2003       Croatian Roman Catholic cleric (b. April 15, 1919, Pribic, Yugos.—d. March 11, 2002, Zagreb, Croatia), served as a strong nationalist symbol for his ...
Kühlmann, Richard von
▪ German foreign minister born May 17, 1873, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Turkey] died Feb. 16, 1948, Ohlstadt, W.Ger.       German foreign minister ...
Kuhn
/koohn/, n. 1. Richard /rich"euhrd/; Ger. /rddikh"ahrddt/, 1900-1967, German chemist, born in Austria: declined 1938 Nobel prize at insistence of Nazi government. 2. Walt, ...
Kuhn, Adalbert
▪ German scholar in full  Franz Felix Adalbert Kuhn   born Nov. 19, 1812, Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia] died May 5, 1881, Berlin, Ger.       German ...
Kuhn, Bowie Kent
▪ 2008       American sports executive and lawyer born Oct. 28, 1926 , Takoma Park, Md. died March 15, 2007 , Jacksonville, Fla. strove to uphold the integrity of ...
Kuhn, Maggie
▪ American activist in full  Margaret E. Kuhn  born Aug. 3, 1905, Buffalo, N.Y., U.S. died April 22, 1995, Philadelphia, Pa.       American social activist who was ...
Kuhn, Margaret E.
▪ 1996       ("MAGGIE"), U.S. activist (b. Aug. 3, 1905, Buffalo, N.Y.—d. April 22, 1995, Philadelphia, Pa.), was the vivacious cofounder (1970) of the Gray Panthers, ...
Kuhn, Richard
▪ German scientist born Dec. 3, 1900, Vienna, Austria-Hungary died Aug. 1, 1967, Heidelberg, W.Ger.       German biochemist who was awarded the 1938 Nobel Prize for ...
Kuhn, Thomas (Samuel)
born July 18, 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. died June 17, 1996, Cambridge, Mass. U.S. historian and philosopher of science. He taught at Berkeley (1956–64), Princeton ...
Kuhn, Thomas S.
▪ 1997       U.S. philosopher of science (b. July 18, 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio—d. June 17, 1996, Cambridge, Mass.), was the author of The Structure of Scientific ...
Kuhn, Walt
▪ American painter born Oct. 27, 1880, New York, N.Y., U.S. died July 13, 1949, White Plains, N.Y.       American painter instrumental in staging the Armory Show (New ...
Kuhn, Werner
▪ Swiss chemist born Feb. 6, 1899, Maur, near Zürich, Switz. died Aug. 27, 1963, Basel       Swiss physical chemist who developed the first model of the viscosity of ...
Kuhn,Margaret
Kuhn (ko͞on), Margaret. Known as “Maggie.” 1905-1995. American activist and non-profit organization executive. In 1970 she founded the Gray Panthers, an organization ...
Kuhn,Richard
Kuhn, Richard. 1900-1967. Austrian chemist. He won a 1938 Nobel Prize for research on carotenoids and vitamins but declined the award by order of the Nazi government. * * *
Kuhn,Thomas Samuel
Kuhn, Thomas Samuel. 1922-1996. American philosopher and historian best known for his work The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), in which he challenged the view that ...
Kuhnau
/kooh"now/, n. Johann /yoh"hahn/, 1660-1722, German clavier composer, organist, and author. * * *
Kuhnau, Johann
▪ German composer born April 6, 1660, Geising, Saxony [Germany] died June 5, 1722, Leipzig       German composer of church cantatas and early keyboard ...
Kuibyshev
/kwee"beuh shef', -shev'/; Russ. /koohi"bi shif/, n. a port in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga. 1,250,000. Formerly, Samara. * * *
Kuiper
/kuy"peuhr/, n. Gerard Peter, 1905-73, U.S. astronomer, born in the Netherlands. * * *
Kuiper Airborne Observatory
▪ airplane  a Lockheed C-141 jet transport aircraft specially instrumented for astronomical observations at high altitudes. Named for the American astronomer Gerard P. Kuiper ...
Kuiper belt
Kuiper belt [kī′pər] n. 〚after G. P. Kuiper (1905-73), U.S. astronomer〛 a belt of icy debris orbiting in the outer solar system, thought to be the source of many comets * ...
Kuiper, Gerard Peter
▪ American astronomer original name  Gerrit Pieter Kuiper   born Dec. 7, 1905, Harenkarspel, Neth. died Dec. 23, 1973, Mexico City, Mexico       Dutch-American ...
Kuito
▪ Angola also spelled  Cuito,  formerly  Silva Porto,  Vila Salva Porto,  Bié,  or  Bihé        town (founded 1890), central Angola. It is the chief trade ...
Kujau, Konrad
▪ 2001       German forger (b. June 27, 1938, Löbau, Ger.—d. Sept. 12, 2000, Stuttgart, Ger.), achieved notoriety when a 60-volume set of diaries purported to be ...
Kujawsko-Pomorskie
▪ province, Poland Introduction Polish  Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie        województwo (province), north-central Poland. It is bordered by the provinces of ...
Kujawy
▪ region, Poland also spelled  Kujavia , Latin  Cujavia        lowland region of central Poland. It is bounded on the northeast by the Vistula River between ...
Kūkai
or Kōbō Daishi born July 27, 774, Byōbugaura, Japan died April 22, 835, Mount Kōya Japanese Buddhist saint and founder of the Shingon school. Born into an aristocratic ...
Kukenaam Falls
▪ waterfall, South America Spanish  Salto Cuquenán,         high waterfalls on the Guyana-Venezuelan border. They spring from a table mountain, Kukenaam (8,620 feet ...
Kuki
▪ people       a Southeast Asian people living in the Mizo (formerly Lushai) Hills on the border between India and Myanmar (Burma) and numbering about 12,000 in the ...
KuKlux Klan
Ku Klux Klan (ko͞o' klŭks klănʹ, kyo͞o') n. Abbr. KKK 1. A secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy by means of terrorism. 2. A ...
KuKluxer
Ku Klux·er (ko͞o klŭkʹsər, kyo͞o) n. A member of the Ku Klux Klan.   Ku Kluxʹism n. * * *
KuKluxism
See Ku Kluxer. * * *
kukri
/kook"ree/, n. a large knife having a heavy curved blade that is sharp on the concave side, used by the Napalese Gurkhas for hunting and combat. [1805-15; < Hindi kukri] * * *
kukri snake
▪ snake       any of 50 to 60 species of snakes of the family Colubridae (colubrid). The snakes are named for their enlarged hind teeth, which are broad and curved like ...
Kuksu
/kook"sooh/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a religious cult among Indians of central California. [ < Eastern Pomo kúksu] * * *
kukui
/kooh kooh"ee/, n. the candlenut tree, Aleurites moluccana, of the spurge family, having grayish leaves and clusters of small white flowers: the state tree of Hawaii. [1815-25; < ...
kul
▪ Indian family unit also spelled  Kula        (Sanskrit: “assembly,” or “family”), throughout India, except in the south, a family unit or, in some ...
kula
▪ trade       exchange system among the people of the Trobriand Islands of southeast Melanesia, in which permanent contractual partners trade traditional valuables ...
Kula carpet
Kula also spelled  Koula  or  Kulah   floor covering handwoven in Kula, a town east of İzmir, in western Turkey. Kula prayer rugs (prayer rug) were produced throughout the ...
kulak
/koo lahk", -lak"; kooh"lahk, -lak/, n. (in Russia) 1. a comparatively wealthy peasant who employed hired labor or possessed farm machinery and who was viewed and treated by the ...
Kulakova, Galina
▪ Russian skier in full  Galina Alekseyevna Kulakova   born April 29, 1942, Logachi, Udmurtiya, U.S.S.R. [now in Russia]       Russian skier of Udmurt descent who ...
Kuldja
▪ China Chinese (Pinyin)  Yining  or (Wade-Giles romanization)  I-ning , also spelled  Kulja        city, western Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (Sinkiang, ...
Kuldja, Treaty of
▪ Sino-Russian relations Kuldja also spelled  Kulja        (1851), treaty between China and Russia to regulate trade between the two countries. The treaty was ...
Kulebaki
▪ Russia       city, Nizhegorod oblast (region), western Russia. It lies in the valley of the Tesha River, which is a tributary of the Oka River. The economic base of ...
kulebyaka
/kooh'leuh byah"keuh/; Russ. /kooh lyi byah"keuh/, n. Russian Cookery. coulibiac. * * *
Kulenkampff, Hans-Joachim
▪ 1999       German film, radio, and television actor and game-show host, whose wit and charm made him one of the most beloved personalities on TV and earned him a ...
Kuleshov
/kooh"leuh shawf', -shof'/; Russ. /kooh lyi shawf"/, n. Lev (Vladimirovich) /lef vlad'euh mear"euh vich/; Russ. /lyef vlu dyee"myi rddeuh vyich/, 1899-1970, Soviet film ...
Kuleshov, Lev Vladimirovich
▪ Russian film director born Jan. 1 [Jan. 13, New Style], 1899, Tambov, Russia died March 29, 1970, Moscow       Soviet film theorist and director who taught that ...
kuletuk
/kooh"leuh tuk'/, n. Canadian. a hip-length overcoat with a hood, usually designed for women; parka. [1895-1900; < Inuit quliktaq, qulittaq, deriv. of quli the upper part of ...
Kulhwch and Olwen
▪ Welsh literature Welsh  Culhwch ac Olwen         (c. 1100), Welsh prose work that is one of the earliest-known Arthurian romances. It is a lighthearted tale that ...
kulich
/kooh"lich/, n. Russian Cookery. a sweetened, dome-shaped yeast bread, rich in butter and eggs and also containing raisins and topped with a sugar icing: traditionally made at ...
Kulikovo, Battle of
▪ Russian history       (Sept. 8, 1380), military engagement in which the Russians defeated the forces of the Golden Horde, thereby demonstrating the developing ...
Kulin
▪ ruler of Bosnia died 1204, or after       ruler of Bosnia from about 1180 as ban, or viceroy, of the king of Hungary.       During Kulin's rule, Hungarian ...
Kulinism
▪ Hindu caste rules       in Hinduism, caste and marriage rules said to have been introduced by Raja Vallala Sena of Bengal (reigned 1158–69). The name derives from ...
Kulla
/kool"ah/, n. the Sumerian and Akkadian god of bricks. * * *
Kullervo
/kooh"leuhr vaw'/, n. (in the Kalevala) a slave who, after a series of tragic misadventures, commits suicide. * * *
Kullu
▪ India also spelled  Kulu , formerly  Sultanpur        town, central Himachal Pradesh (Himāchal Pradesh) state, northwestern India. The town lies on the Beas ...
Külpe, Oswald
▪ German psychologist and philosopher born August 3, 1862, Kandau, Courland, Russian Empire [now Kandava, Latvia] died December 30, 1915, Munich, Germany       German ...
Kültepe
▪ archaeological site, Turkey       (Turkish: “Ash Hill”), ancient mound covering the Bronze Age city of Kanesh, in central Turkey. Kültepe was known to ...
Kultur
/kool toohrdd"/, n. German. 1. (in Nazi Germany) native culture, held to be superior to that of other countries and subordinating the individual to national interests. 2. culture ...
Kulturkampf
Ger. /kool toohrdd"kahmpf'/, n. the conflict between the German imperial government and the Roman Catholic Church from 1872 or 1873 until 1886, chiefly over the control of ...
Kulturkreis
Ger. /kool toohrdd"krdduys'/, n., pl. Kulturkreise /-krdduy'zeuh/. Anthropol. formerly, a complex of related cultural traits assumed to diffuse or radiate outward as a unit in ...
Kulun
/kooh"loohn"/, n. Chinese name of Ulan Bator. * * *
Kulunda Steppe
▪ lowland, Asia Russian  Kulundinskaya Ravnina , Kazak  Qulyndy Zhazyghy        lowland constituting the extreme southern extension of the West Siberian Plain. Most ...
Kulwicki, Alan
▪ 1994       U.S. race-car driver (b. Dec. 14, 1954, Greenfield, Wis.—d. April 1, 1993, near Bristol, Tenn.), in the closest championship points battle in stock-car ...
Kulyab
▪ Tajikistan also spelled  Kuliab , or  Kuljab        city, southwestern Tajikistan. It lies in the valley of the Iakhsu River and at the foot of the Khazratishokh ...
Kŭm River
▪ river, South Korea Korean  Kŭm-gang        river, southwestern South Korea. It rises east of Chŏnju in North Chŏlla do (province) and flows north-northwest ...
Kuma-Manych Depression
▪ geological feature, Russia also called  Manych, or Manyč,  Russian  Kumo-manychskaya Vpadina,         geologic depression in western Russia that divides the ...
Kumagaya
▪ Japan       city, Saitama ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, on the Ara River. It was named for the 12th-century warrior Kumagai Naozane. The city was a post town and ...
Kumai, Kei
▪ 2008       Japanese film director born June 1, 1930, Nagano, Japan died May 23, 2007, Tokyo, Japan earned international recognition for his powerful dramatic films, ...
Kumamoto
/kooh'meuh moh"toh/; Japn. /kooh"mah maw"taw/, n. a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan. 525,613. * * * ▪ Japan       city and prefectural capital, Kumamoto ken ...
Kumanovo
▪ Macedonia       city in northern Macedonia. It lies east-northeast of Skopje, on the rail and road link between Niš, Serbia, and Skopje. Agriculture and metal and ...
Kumar, Ashok
▪ 2002 Kumadlal Kunjilal Ganguly        Indian actor (b. Oct. 13, 1911, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India—d. Dec. 10, 2001, Mumbai [Bombay], India), became one of the most ...
Kumar, Raaj
▪ 1997       (KULBHUSHAN NATH PANDIT), Indian motion picture actor whose elegant delivery of dialogue graced more than 60 films in some 40 years and helped make him a ...
Kumarajiva
▪ Buddhist scholar born 343/344 died 413       Buddhist scholar and seer, famed for his encyclopaedic knowledge of Indian and Vedantic learning. He is recognized as one ...
Kumaratunga, Chandrika Bandaranaike
▪ 1995       Even in South Asian politics, where women recently had risen to leadership positions, the situation that evolved in Sri Lanka in 1994 was unique. In ...
Kumārila
▪ Indian philosopher also called  Kumārilla-bhāṭṭa   flourished AD 730       South Indian dialectician, teacher, and interpreter of Jaimini's ...
Kumasi
/koo mah"see/, n. a city in and the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana. 275,000. * * * formerly Coomassie City (pop., 1998 est.: 578,000), south-central Ghana. A ...
Kumayri
Ku·may·ri (ko͞o-māʹrē, -mā-rēʹ) See Gyumri. * * *
Kumayry
Kumayry [ko͞o mā′rē] city in NW Armenia: pop. 120,000 * * *
Kumazawa Banzan
born 1619, Kyōto, Japan died Sept. 9, 1691, Shimofusa Japanese political philosopher. Born a rōnin, he was taken into service by the feudal lord of Okayama at age 15. Largely ...
Kumba
▪ Cameroon also spelled  Koumba         town located in southwestern Cameroon. It is an important regional transportation centre, connected by railway to Douala and ...
Kumbakonam
▪ India       city, east-central Tamil Nadu (Tamil Nādu) state, southeastern India, located in the Kaveri (Cauvery) River (Kaveri River) delta. It was a Chola capital ...
Kumbh Mela
▪ Hindu festival also called  Kumbha Mela        in Hinduism, religious festival that is celebrated four times every 12 years, the site of the observance rotating ...
Kumbi
▪ ancient city, Mali also called  Koumbi Saleh,         last of the capitals of ancient Ghana, a great trading empire that flourished in western Africa from the 9th ...
Kume Masao
▪ Japanese author born Nov. 23, 1891, Ueda, Japan died March 1, 1952, Kamakura       novelist and playwright, one of Japan's most popular writers of the 1920s and ...
Kumi
▪ South Korea       city, Kyŏngsang-puk do (province), south-central South Korea. It lies near the junction of the Kumi River and the Naktong River. Developed after the ...
Kumin, Maxine
orig. Maxine Winokur born June 6, 1925, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. U.S. poet. She studied at Radcliffe College. Her poetry, written primarily in traditional forms, deals with ...
kumiss
/kooh"mis/, n. 1. fermented mare's or camel's milk, used as a beverage by Asian nomads. 2. a similar drink prepared from other milk, esp. that of the cow, and used for dietetic ...
kümmel
/kim"euhl/; Ger. /kyuu"meuhl/, n. 1. a colorless cordial or liqueur flavored with cumin, caraway seeds, etc., made esp. in the Baltic area. 2. Leyden cheese containing caraway ...
Kummer
/koom"euhr/; Ger. /koom"euhrdd/, n. Ernst Eduard /errnst" ed"weuhrd/; Ger. /erddnst" ay"dooh ahrddt'/, 1810-93, German mathematician. * * *
Kummer, Ernst Eduard
▪ German mathematician born January 29, 1810, Sorau, Brandenburg, Prussia [Germany] died May 14, 1893, Berlin       German mathematician whose introduction of ideal ...
kummerbund
/kum"euhr bund'/, n. cummerbund. * * *
Kumo
▪ Nigeria       town, Gombe state, northeastern Nigeria. One of the largest towns of the traditional Gombe emirate, Kumo serves as a collecting point for peanuts ...
kumquat
/kum"kwot/, n. 1. a small, round or oblong citrus fruit having a sweet rind and acid pulp, used chiefly for preserves. 2. any of several citrus shrubs of the genus Fortunella, ...
Kun
/koon/, n. Béla /bay"lo/, 1885-1937, Hungarian Communist leader. * * * ▪ Japanese writing       (Japanese: “instruction”), one of two alternate readings (the other ...
Kun Béla
born Feb. 20, 1886, Szilágycseh, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary died Nov. 30, 1939?, U.S.S.R. Hungarian communist leader. He fought in the Austrian army in World War I, was ...
Kun, Béla
Kun (ko͞on), Béla. 1886-1939?. Hungarian politician who founded the Hungarian Communist Party (1918) and organized the revolution in Budapest (1919). He briefly served as ...
kuna
/kooh"neuh/, n., pl. kuna. the basic monetary unit of Croatia. * * * ▪ people also spelled  Cuna        Chibchan-speaking Indian people who once occupied the central ...
Kunama languages
      group of Nilo-Saharan languages spoken by some 110,000 people of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Whereas some varieties of Kunama constitute mutually intelligible dialects, ...
Kunayev, Dinmukhamed Akhmedovich
▪ 1994       Soviet politician (b. Jan. 12, 1912 [Dec. 31, 1911, Old Style], Verny [now Almaty], Kazakhstan—d. Aug. 22, 1993, near Almaty), as first secretary of the ...
Kuncewiczowa, Maria
▪ Polish author née  Maria Szczepańska  born October 30 [November 11, New Style], 1895, Samara, Russia died July 15, 1989, Lublin, Poland       Polish writer of ...
Kunckel von Löwenstjern, Johann
▪ German chemist Kunckel also spelled  Kunkel   born 1630, Rendsburg, Ger. died March 20, 1702/03, near Parnu       German chemist who, about 1678, duplicated Hennig ...
kundalini
/koon'dl ee"nee/, n. Hinduism. the vital force lying dormant within one until activated by the practice of yoga, which leads one toward spiritual power and eventual salvation. [ ...
Kundera, Milan
born April 1, 1929, Brno, Czech. Czech-born French writer. He worked as a jazz musician and taught at Prague's film academy, but he gradually turned to writing. Though a member ...
Kundera,Milan
Kun·der·a (ko͝on-dĕrʹə, ko͝onʹdĕ-rä), Milan. Born 1929. Czech writer best known for his novels, including The Joke (1967), The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (1979), ...
Kundiawa
▪ Papua New Guinea       town, central Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific Ocean. The town, built on an old Lutheran mission site, is located on a pine-covered ...


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