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Kaniṣka
or Kanishka flourished 1st century AD Greatest king of the Kushān dynasty that ruled over the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan, and possibly regions north ...
kanji
/kahn"jee/, n., pl. kanji, kanjis. 1. a system of Japanese writing using Chinese-derived characters. 2. a character in this system. [1915-20; < Japn < MChin, equiv. to Chin hàn ...
Kankakee
/kang'keuh kee"/, n. a city in NE Illinois. 30,141. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       city, seat (1853) of Kankakee county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. It lies on ...
Kankakee River
▪ river, United States       navigable stream rising near South Bend, northern Indiana, U.S., and flowing south and west approximately 135 miles (217 km) to be joined by ...
Kankan
Fr. /kahonn kahonn"/, n. a city in E Guinea. 265,000. * * * ▪ Guinea       town, eastern Guinea. Located at the head of navigation of the Milo River (a tributary of ...
Kankrin, Egor Frantsevich, Count
▪ Russian finance minister German  Georg Graf Von Cancrin,  original name  Ludwig Daniel Von Cancrin   born , Nov. 16, 1774, Hanau, Hesse-Kassel [Germany] died Sept. 10, ...
Kanmon Tunnel
▪ tunnel, Japan       world's first under-ocean tunnel (tunnels and underground excavations), stretching 2.25 miles (about 3.5 km) between the islands of Honshu and ...
Kannada
/kah"neuh deuh, kan"euh-/, n. a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Karnataka, in southwest India. Also called Kanarese. * * *
Kannada language
formerly Kanarese language Dravidian language, the official language of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is spoken by more than 33 million people in Karnataka; an additional ...
Kannada literature
▪ Indian literature also spelled  Kannaḍa,  also called  Kanarese,         the literature written in Kannada, which, like the other languages of South India, is ...
Kannapolis
/keuh nap"euh lis/, n. a town in W North Carolina. 34,564. * * *
Kannauj
▪ India also spelled  Kanauj  or  Cannauj , historically  Kanyakubja        town, central Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. Kannauj is situated near the ...
Kanniyakumari
▪ India also spelled  Kanyakumari        town, southern Tamil Nadu (Tamil Nādu) state, southeastern India. The town is situated on Cape Comorin (Comorin, Cape), ...
Kannon
      in Japanese Buddhism, the bodhisattva of infinite compassion and mercy. See Avalokiteśvara. * * *
Kannur
▪ India formerly  Cannanore        town, northern Kerala state, southern India. A port on the Arabian Sea, Cannanore carried on important trade with Persia and ...
Kano
/kah"noh/, n. a city in N Nigeria. 300,000. * * * City (pop., 1991: 2,166,554), northern Nigeria. Its traditional founder was Kano, a blacksmith of the Gaya people who in ...
Kanō Eitoku
▪ Japanese painter original name Kanō Kuninobu born Feb. 16, 1543, Kyōto, Japan died Oct. 12, 1590, Kyōto       fifth-generation scion of the famous Kanō family of ...
Kanō Masanobu
▪ Japanese painter born 1434 died 1530, Kyōto, Japan       chief painter to the Ashikaga shoguns (family of military rulers who governed Japan from 1338 to 1573) and ...
Kanō Motonobu
▪ Japanese painter born Aug. 28, 1476 died Nov. 5, 1559, Kyōto       great master of Japanese painting.       Like his father, Masanobu, the first of the Kanō ...
Kanō Naonobu
▪ Japanese painter born Nov. 25, 1607, Kyōto died May 7, 1650, Edo [Tokyo]       seventh-generation member of the Kanō family of Japanese artists, who served as ...
Kanō Sanraku
▪ Japanese painter original name Kanō Mitsuyori born 1559, Japan died Oct. 30, 1635, Kyōto       sixth-generation member of the famous Kanō family of painters to ...
Kanō school
Japanese painting style of the 15th–19th centuries. It was practiced by a family of artists that served the Ashikaga shoguns of the Muromachi period and also Oda Nobunaga, ...
Kanō Tanyū
▪ Japanese painter original name Kanō Morinobu born March 4, 1602, Kyōto died Nov. 4, 1674, Edo [Tokyo]       most influential Kanō painter of the Tokugawa period ...
kanōn
▪ Eastern Orthodoxy       (Greek: “canon”), one of the main forms of Byzantine liturgical office; it consists of nine odes, based on the nine biblical canticles of ...
kanone
/keuh noh"neuh/, n., pl. kanonen /-neuhn/. a person who is an expert skier. [ < G: lit., cannon < It cannone; see CANNON] * * *
Kanoya
▪ Japan       city, Kagoshima prefecture (ken), Kyushu, Japan, in the central part of the Ōsumi Peninsula. The city developed rapidly with the establishment of an air ...
Kanphata Yogi
Member of an order of religious ascetics that venerate the Hindu god Shiva. They are followers of Gorakhnath, a master yogi of the 12th century or earlier. Their ideology ...
Kanpur
/kahn"poor/, n. a city in S Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges River. 1,275,242. Formerly, Cawnpore, Cawnpur. * * * or Cawnpore City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 2,532,138), ...
KanRiver
Kan River (kăn) See Gan Jiang. * * *
kans
/kahns/, n. an Indian grass of the genus Saccharum, used in some areas for fodder, thatching, etc., and being in other areas a troublesome weed. [1870-75; < Hindi kas < Skt kasa; ...
kans grass
kans. [1880-85] * * *
Kans.
Kansas. * * *
Kansa
/kan"zeuh, -seuh/, n., pl. Kansas, (esp. collectively) Kansa for 1. 1. a member of a North American Indian people formerly of eastern Kansas, now living mostly in northern ...
Kansan
/kan"zeuhn/, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Kansas. 2. Geol. the Kansan Stage. adj. 3. of or pertaining to the state of Kansas. 4. Geol. of or pertaining to the second stage of ...
Kansan Glacial Stage
▪ geology       major division of Pleistocene deposits and time in North America (the Pleistocene Epoch began about 2,500,000 years ago and ended about 10,000 years ...
Kansas
/kan"zeuhs/, n. 1. a state in the central United States: a part of the Midwest. 2,363,208. 82,276 sq. mi. (213,094 sq. km). Cap.: Topeka. Abbr.: KS (for use with zip code), ...
Kansas City
1. a city in W Missouri, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. 448,159. 2. a city in NE Kansas, adjacent to Kansas City, Mo. 161,087. * * * City (pop., 2000: ...
Kansas City Group
▪ rocks, United States       division of Late Carboniferous rocks (318 million to 299 million years ago) in the United States. The division was named for exposures ...
Kansas City Star
▪ American newspaper       evening daily newspaper published in Kansas City, Missouri, the leading paper of the region and one of the great newspapers of the United ...
Kansas City steak
1. See strip steak. 2. See shell steak. Also called Kansas City cut. * * *
Kansas City style
a style of jazz developed in Kansas City, Mo., in the early 1930s, marked by a strong blues influence, the use of riffs as a characteristic formal device, and a less pronounced ...
Kansas gay-feather
/gay"fedh'euhr/. See prairie button snakeroot. * * *
Kansas River
or Kaw River River, northeastern Kansas, U.S. It flows east and empties into the Missouri River at Kansas City. It is 169 mi (272 km) long, and it drains an area of 61,300 sq ...
Kansas State University
▪ university, Kansas, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning consisting of two campuses. The main campus is a land-grant institution ...
Kansas, flag of
▪ Flag History       U.S. state flag consisting of a dark blue field (background) with a sunflower emblem and the state seal above the name of the state in golden ...
Kansas, University of
▪ university, Lawrence, Kansas, United States       public, coeducational institution of higher learning with a main campus in Lawrence, Kan., U.S. Its Medical Center ...
Kansas-Nebraska Act
/kan"zeuhs neuh bras"keuh/, U.S. Hist. the act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise, providing for the organization of the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, ...
KansasCity
Kansas City 1. A city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri. It is an industrial center. Population: 149,767. 2. A city of western Missouri ...
KansasRiver
Kansas River Locally known as Kaw River (kô). A river formed by the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers and flowing about 272 km (169 mi) eastward to the ...
Kansei reforms
▪ Japanese government reforms       series of conservative measures promoted (largely during the Kansei era [1789–1801]) by the Japanese statesman Matsudaira Sadanobu ...
kanshitsu
▪ Japanese art       (Japanese: “dry lacquer”), technique of Japanese sculpture and decorative arts in which a figure or vessel is fashioned with many layers of hemp ...
Kansk
▪ Russia       city, Krasnoyarsk kray (territory), central Russia, on the Kan River (Gan River) where it is crossed by the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Founded in 1640 as ...
Kansu
/kan"sooh"/; Chin. /gahn"sooh"/, n. Wade-Giles. Gansu. * * * ▪ province, China Introduction Chinese (Wade-Giles)  Kan-su , (Pinyin)  Gansu        sheng (province) of ...
Kant
/kant/; Ger. /kahnt/, n. Immanuel /i man"yooh euhl/; Ger. /i mah"nooh el'/, 1724-1804, German philosopher. * * *
Kant, Immanuel
born April 22, 1724, Königsberg, Prussia died Feb. 12, 1804, Königsberg German philosopher, one of the foremost thinkers of the Enlightenment. The son of a saddler, he ...
Kant, Krishan
▪ 2003       Indian politician (b. Feb. 28, 1927, Kot Mohammad Khan, Punjab, India—d. July 27, 2002, New Delhi, India), devoted his entire life to Indian freedom, ...
Kant,Immanuel
Kant (kănt, känt), Immanuel. 1724-1804. German philosopher whose synthesis of rationalism and empiricism, in which he argued that reason is the means by which the phenomena of ...
kantar
/kahn tahr"/, n. (in some Middle Eastern countries) a unit of weight corresponding to the hundredweight, but varying in different localities. [1545-55; < Ar qintar
Kantemir, Antiokh Dmitriyevich
▪ Russian poet also spelled  Antioch Dmitrievich Cantemir   born Sept. 21 [Sept. 10, Old Style], 1708, Constantinople [now Istanbul], Tur. died April 11 [March 31], 1744, ...
Kantemir, Dmitry
▪ Russian statesman Romanian  Dimitrie Cantemir , in full  Dmitry Konstantinovich Kantemir  born Nov. 5 [Oct. 26, Old Style], 1673, Orhei or Fălciu, Moldavia [now ...
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
▪ American social scientist born March 15, 1943, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.       American social scientist and writer whose interests centred on the dynamics of corporate ...
kantharos
/kan"theuhr euhs/, n., pl. kantharoi /-theuh roy'/. Gk. and Rom. Antiq. a deep bowl set upon a stem terminating in a foot and having two handles rising from the brim and curving ...
Kantian
/kan"tee euhn, kahn"-/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the philosophy of Kant. n. 2. an adherent of the philosophy of Immanuel Kant. [1810-20; KANT + -IAN] * * *
Kantianism
Kantianism [kan′tē əniz΄əm] n. the philosophy of Kant, who held that the content of knowledge comes a posteriori from sense perception, but that its form is determined by a ...
Kantō Plain
▪ region, Japan also spelled  Kwanto Plain,  Japanese  Kantō-heiya,         plain that is the most extensive lowland in Japan, located in central Honshu, facing ...
Kantō Range
▪ mountains, Japan also spelled  Kwanto Range,  Japanese  Kantō-sammyaku,        mountain range, on Honshu, Japan, lying to the west of the Kantō Plain. Extending ...
Kanton Atoll
▪ atoll, Kiribati Kanton also spelled  Canton,  also called  Abariringa         largest and northernmost of the Phoenix Islands, a coral group, part of Kiribati, ...
KantonIsland
Kan·ton Island or Can·ton Island (kăn'tŏnʹ, kănʹtŏn', -tən) A coral atoll of the Phoenix Islands of Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean. An important aviation way ...
Kantor
/kan"teuhr/, n. MacKinlay /meuh kin"lee/, 1904-77, U.S. novelist. * * *
Kantor, MacKinlay
▪ American author in full  Benjamin McKinlay Kantor  born Feb. 4, 1904, Webster City, Iowa, U.S. died Oct. 11, 1977, Sarasota, Fla.       American author and ...
Kantorovich
/kan tawr"euh vich, kan'teuh roh"vich/; Russ. /kun taw"rddeuh vyich/, n. Leonid Vitalyevich /lay"euh nid vi tal"yeuh vich/; Russ. /lyi u nyeet" vyi tah"lyeuh vyich/, 1912-86, ...
Kantorovich, Leonid (Vitalyevich)
born Jan. 19, 1912, St. Petersburg, Russia died April 7, 1986, U.S.S.R. Soviet mathematician and economist. A professor at Leningrad State University (1934–60), he developed ...
Kantorovich, Leonid Vitalyevich
▪ Russian mathematician and economist born January 19 [January 6, Old Style], 1912, St. Petersburg, Russia died April 7, 1986, U.S.S.R.       Soviet mathematician and ...
Kantorowicz, Hermann
▪ German legal scholar born , Nov. 18, 1877, Posen, Ger. died Feb. 12, 1940, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Eng.       German teacher and scholar whose doctrine of free law ...
Kantrowitz, Adrian
▪ 2009       American heart surgeon born Oct. 4, 1918, New York, N.Y. died Nov. 14, 2008, Ann Arbor, Mich. was a pioneer in the development of mechanical hearts and ...
Kantrowitz, Arthur Robert
▪ 2009       American physicist and engineer born Oct. 20, 1913, New York, N.Y. died Nov. 29, 2008, New York, N.Y. helped bridge a theoretical understanding of fluid ...
Kanuma
▪ Japan       city, Tochigi ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan. It lies at the eastern foot of the Ashio Highlands. The central part of the city was a post town during the ...
kanun
▪ Ottoman law code Arabic  Qānūn        (kanun from Greek kanōn, “rule”), the tabulation of administrative regulations in the Ottoman Empire that supplemented ...
Kanuri
/keuh noor"ee/, n., pl. Kanuris, (esp. collectively) Kanuri for 1. 1. a member of a people living in northeast Nigeria and in Niger. 2. the Nilo-Saharan language of the Kanuri ...
Kanuri language
      language within the Saharan (Saharan languages) branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family. Kanuri consists of two main dialects, Manga Kanuri and Yerwa Kanuri (also ...
Kanye
▪ Botswana       village, southern Botswana. It lies along a main road southwest of Gaborone, the national capital. It is one of the country's largest villages and the ...
Kanze school
▪ nō theatre Japanese  Kanze-ryū        school of nō theatre (Noh theatre) (q.v.) known for its emphasis on beauty and elegance. The school was founded in the 14th ...
kanzu
/kan"zooh/, n. a long, usually white robe worn esp. by men in central and eastern Africa. [1900-05; < Swahili] * * *
Kaō Ninga
▪ Japanese painter flourished 14th century, , Japan       artist who painted some of the earliest Japanese suiboku works—a Chinese-inspired style of monochromatic ...
Kao Tsu
Chin. /gow" dzooh"/. See Li Yüan. * * *
Kao-hsiung
Port city (pop., 2002 est.: 1,504,061), southwestern Taiwan. It is Taiwan's leading port and a major industrial centre. Settled late in the Ming dynasty, it became a treaty port ...
Kaohsiung
/gow"shyoong"/, n. Wade-Giles. a seaport on SW Taiwan. 1,000,000. Also, Gaoxiong. * * *
Kaokoland
▪ region, Namibia also called  Kaokoveld,         geographic region, northwestern Namibia. It is inhabited by the Bantu-speaking Herero, Ovahimba, and Ovatjimba ...
Kaolack
/kah"oh lak, kow"lak/, n. a city in W Senegal. 96,000. Also, Kaolak. * * * ▪ Senegal       town, west-central Senegal. It lies on the right bank of the Saloum River, ...
kaoliang
/kow'lee ang"/, n. 1. a variety of grain sorghum. 2. a liquor made from kaoliang stalks. [ < Chin (Wade-Giles) kao1liang2, (pinyin) gaoliang (gao high + liáng millet)] * * *
kaolin
—kaolinic, adj. /kay"euh lin/, n. a fine white clay used in the manufacture of porcelain. Also, kaoline. [1720-30; < F < Chin (Wade-Giles) Kao1ling3, (pinyin) Gaoling mountain ...
kaolinite
/kay"euh leuh nuyt'/, n. a very common mineral, hydrated aluminum disilicate, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, formed by the alteration of other minerals, esp. feldspar: the most common ...
kaolinitic
See kaolinite. * * *
kaolinize
—kaolinization, n. /kay"euh leuh nuyz'/, v.t., kaolinized, kaolinizing. to convert (minerals containing kaolinite) into kaolin by weathering. Also, esp. Brit., ...
kaolisol
▪ soil       soil that is formed under the heat and heavy rainfall of the tropics, which leaches out the silica and the bases. Thus, the soil is silica-poor; highly ...
kaon
—kaonic, adj. /kay"on/, n. Physics. a meson with strangeness +1 and either positive or zero electric charge, or its antiparticle, with strangeness -1 and either negative or ...
Kaonde
▪ people also spelled  Kahonde,  also called  Bakahonde,         a Bantu-speaking people who inhabit the northwestern region of Zambia. Their wooded highlands ...
Kaopectate{™}
a well-known US medicine for the treatment of diarrhoea (= an illness in which waste matter is emptied from the bowels frequently and in liquid form). * * *
kap-
To grasp. Derivatives include have, heavy, cable, captive, deceive, capsule, and chassis. I. Basic form *kap-. 1. heddle, from Old English hefeld, thread used for weaving, heddle ...
Kapaa
▪ Hawaii, United States Hawaiian  Kapa‘a        city, Kauai county, on the east-central coast of Kauai island, Hawaii, U.S. Sugarcane and pineapple plantations ...
kapāla
▪ skull cup (Sanskrit: “skull”), Tibetan  thod pa        cup made of a human skull, frequently offered by worshipers to the fierce Tantric deities of Hindu India ...
Kapalika and Kalamukha
Members of either of two groups of extreme Hindu ascetics, prominent in India in the 8th–13th century. They were an offshoot of the Shaivites (see Shaivism), who worshiped ...
kapeika
ka·pei·ka (kə-pāʹkə) n. See table at currency.   [Belarusian, probably from Middle Russian kopeika. See kopek.] * * *
Kapell
/keuh pel"/, n. William, 1922-53, U.S. pianist. * * *
Kapellmeister
/kah pel"muy'steuhr, keuh-/, n., pl. Kapellmeister. 1. a choirmaster. 2. a conductor of an orchestra. 3. a bandmaster. [1830-40; < G; see CHAPEL, MASTER] * * *
Kapfenberg
▪ Austria       town, southeast-central Austria, at the confluence of the Mürz and Thörlbach rivers just northeast of Bruck. Founded around a fortress in the late ...
kaph
/kahf, kawf/, n. 1. the eleventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. Also, caph. [1875-80; < Heb: lit., palm (of the hand), sole (of ...
Kapila
/kah"pi leuh/, n. fl. early 6th century B.C., Hindu philosopher: reputed founder of the Sankhya system of Hindu philosophy. * * * flourished 550 BC? Founder of the Samkhya ...
Kapiri Mposhi
▪ town, Zambia       town situated about 40 miles (64 km) north-northeast of Kabwe in central Zambia. It serves an area that supports tobacco, wheat, corn (maize), and ...
Kapital, Das
▪ work by Marx GermanCapital [3 vol., 1867, 1885, 1894]       one of the major works of the 19th-century economist and philosopher Karl Marx (Marx, Karl) (1818–83), ...
Kapiti Island
▪ island, New Zealand       uninhabited island at the northern entrance to Cook Strait, 5 miles (8 km) off the mouth of the Waikanae River, southwestern North Island, ...
Kapitsa
/kah"pyi tseuh/, n. Pyotr L(eonidovich) /pyawtrdd lyi u nyee"deuh vyich/, 1894-1984, Russian physicist: Nobel prize 1978. Also, Kapitza. * * *
Kapitsa, Pyotr Leonidovich
▪ Soviet physicist also spelled  Kapitza  born June 26 [July 8, New Style], 1894, Kronshtadt, Russian Empire died April 8, 1984, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.       Soviet ...
Kapitsa,Pyotr Leonidovich
Ka·pi·tsa (käʹpyĭ-tsə), Pyotr Leonidovich. 1894-1984. Russian physicist. He shared a 1978 Nobel Prize for his inventions and discoveries concerning low-temperature ...
Kapitza
Kapitza [kä′pi tsä΄] Pëtr L(eonidovich) [pyō̂tr] 1894-1984; Soviet nuclear physicist * * *
Kaplan
/kap"leuhn/, n. Mordecai Menahem /mawr"di kuy' may"neuh hem', meuh nah"hem/, 1881-1983, U.S. religious leader and educator, born in Lithuania: founder of the Reconstructionist ...
Kaplan, Justin
▪ American writer, biographer, and editor born Sept. 5, 1925, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American writer, biographer, and book editor, best known for his acclaimed ...
Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem
born June 11, 1881, Švenc̣ionys, Lithu. died Nov. 8, 1983, New York, N.Y., U.S. Lithuanian-born U.S. theologian. He came to the U.S. with his family in 1889. Ordained at the ...
Kaplansky, Irving
▪ 2007       Canadian-born American mathematician (b. March 22, 1917, Toronto, Ont.—d. June 25, 2006, Los Angeles, Calif.), made important contributions to such ...
Kapo
/kah"poh/, n. a Nazi concentration camp prisoner who was given privileges in return for supervising prisoner work gangs: often a common criminal and frequently brutal to fellow ...
Kapodístrias, Ioánnis Antónios, Count
▪ Greek statesman (Komis),Italian  Conte Giovanni Antonio Capo D'istria   born Feb. 11, 1776, Corfu [Greece] died Oct. 9, 1831, Návplion, Greece  Greek statesman who was ...
kapok
/kay"pok/, n. the silky down that invests the seeds of a silk-cotton tree (kapok tree), Ceiba pentandra, of the East Indies, Africa, and tropical America: used for stuffing ...
kapok oil
a yellowish-green oil expressed from the seeds of the kapok tree, used esp. in foods and in the manufacture of soap. * * *
Kapoor, Anish
▪ 2009 born 1954, Bombay [now Mumbai], India  In 2008 the first American museum survey of Anish Kapoor's work in more than 15 years was featured at the Institute of ...
Kapoor, Raj
born Dec. 14, 1924, Peshawar, India died June 2, 1988, New Delhi Indian film actor and director. In the 1930s Kapoor worked as a clapper boy for Bombay Talkies and as an actor ...
Kaposi sarcoma
Usually lethal cancer appearing as red-purple or blue-brown spots on the skin and other organs. It has been linked to one of the herpes viruses, and there is considerable debate ...
Kaposi's sarcoma
/keuh poh"seez, kap"euh-/, Pathol. a cancer of connective tissue characterized by painless, purplish-red to brown plaquelike or pimply lesions on the extremities, trunk, or head, ...
Kaposi'ssarcoma
Ka·po·si's sarcoma (kə-pōʹsēz, kăpʹə-) n. Abbr. KS A cancer characterized by numerous bluish-red nodules on the skin, usually on the lower extremities, that is endemic ...
Kaposvár
▪ Hungary       city of county status and seat of Somogy megye (county), southwestern Hungary. On hills flanking the upper valley of the Kapos River (which flows ...
kapote
/keuh paw"teuh/, n. a long coat formerly worn by male Jews of eastern Europe and now worn chiefly by very Orthodox or Hasidic Jews. [ < Yiddish < F capote CAPOTE] * * *
Kapp Putsch
(1920) In Germany, a coup d'état that attempted to overthrow the fledgling Weimar Republic. Its immediate cause was the government's attempt to demobilize two Freikorps ...
Kapp, Wolfgang
▪ Prussian politician born July 24, 1858, New York, N.Y., U.S. died June 12, 1922, Leipzig, Ger.  reactionary Prussian politician who led the Kapp Putsch (1920), which ...
kappa
/kap"euh/, n. 1. the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet (K). 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. [ < Gk káppa < Sem; see KAPH] * * * ▪ Japanese ...
kappa organism
▪ biology also called  Kappa Particle,         gram-negative symbiotic bacterium found in the cytoplasm of certain strains of the protozoan Paramecium aurelia. These ...
kapparah
Seph. /kah pah rddah"/; Ashk. /kah paw"rddeuh/, n., pl. kapparoth, kapparot Seph. /-rddawt"/, kapparos Ashk. /-rddohs/. Hebrew. a ritual performed by some Orthodox Jews before ...
Kappel Wars
▪ Switzerland [1529]       (1529 and 1531), two conflicts of the Swiss Reformation. The name derives from the monastery of Kappel, on the border between the cantons of ...
Kaprow, Allan
▪ 2007       American artist (b. Aug. 23, 1927, Atlantic City, N.J.—d. April 5, 2006, Encinitas, Calif.), infused the art scene with what he termed “happenings,” ...
Kapteyn
/kahp tuyn"/, n. Jacobus Cornelis /yah koh"byuus kawrdd nay"lis/, 1851-1922, Dutch astronomer. * * *
Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius
▪ Dutch astronomer born Jan. 19, 1851, Barneveld, Neth. died June 18, 1922, Amsterdam       Dutch astronomer who used photography and statistical methods in determining ...
Kapton
Kapton [kap′tän΄] trademark for a strong, lightweight plastic resistant to high temperatures, used primarily by the aerospace industry to make thin sheets of insulation * * *
Kapuas
Ka·pu·as (käʹpo͞o-äs') A river, about 1,142 km (710 mi) long, of western Kalimantan, Borneo, flowing westward to the South China Sea. * * *
Kapuas River
▪ river, Indonesia Indonesian  Sungai Kapuas , Dutch  Kapoeas Rivier        chief waterway of western Indonesian Borneo. The river rises in the Kapuas Hulu ...
kapuka
/kah"peuh keuh/, n. a New Zealand tree, Griselinia littoralis, of the dogwood family, having brown, hairy twigs and small, greenish flowers, grown as an ornamental. [ < Maori] * ...
Kapuni
▪ oil field, New Zealand       locality in Taranaki local government region, a natural gas and oil field south of Mount Taranaki (Taranaki, Mount) (Egmont), western ...
Kapurthala
▪ India       city, north-central Punjab state, northwestern India. Kapurthala was founded in the 11th century. In 1780 it became the capital of the princely state of ...
Kapuscinski, Ryszard
▪ 2008       Polish journalist and author born March 4, 1932 , Pinsk, Pol. [now in Belarus] died Jan. 23, 2007 , Warsaw, Pol. was the Polish Press Agency's (PAP's) ...
Kapuskasing
/kap'euh skay"sing/, n. a town in central Ontario, in S Canada. 12,014. * * * ▪ Ontario, Canada       town, Cochrane district, east-central Ontario, Canada. It lies ...
kaput
/kah poot", -pooht", keuh-/, adj. Slang. 1. ruined; done for; demolished. 2. unable to operate or continue: The washing machine is suddenly kaput. 3. go kaput, to cease ...
kaput-
Head. 1. a. head; behead, forehead, from Old English hēafod, head; b. hetman, from Old High German houbit, head. Both a and b from Germanic *haubudam, *haubidam. 2. caddie, ...
kar-
Also ker-. Hard. Derivatives include hard and cancer. I. Variant form *ker-. 1. Suffixed o-grade form *kor-tu-. a. hard, hardly, from Old English hard, heard, hard; b. -ard, ...
Kara Koyunlu
or Qara Qoyunlu (Turkish; "Black Sheep") Turkmen tribal federation that ruled Azerbaijan and Iraq (с 1375–1468). Their second leader, Kara Yūsuf (r. 1390–1400, ...
Kara Kum
/kar'euh koohm", koom", kahr'euh/ a desert S of the Aral Sea, largely in Turkmenistan. ab. 110,000 sq. mi. (284,900 sq. km). Also, Qara Qum. * * *
Kara Mustafa Paşa, Merzifonlu
▪ Ottoman vizier born 1634, Merzifon, Ottoman Empire [now in Turkey] died Dec. 25, 1683, Belgrade, Serbia       Ottoman grand vizier (chief minister) in 1676–83, who ...
Kara Sea
/kahr"euh/; Russ. /kah"rddeuh/ an arm of the Arctic Ocean between Novaya Zemlya and the N Russian Federation. * * * ▪ sea, Russia Russian  Karskoye, Karskoe, or Karskoje ...
Kara-Bogaz-Gol Gulf
▪ gulf, Turkmenistan Russian  Zaliv Kara-Bogaz-Gol , Turkmen  Garabogazköl Aylagy        inlet of the eastern Caspian Sea in northwestern Turkmenistan. With an ...
Kara-e
▪ Japanese art (Japanese: “Chinese-style painting”), in Japanese  art, decorative painting deriving from art of the Chinese T'ang dynasty (ad        618–907). ...
Kara-Kalpak
/kah'reuh kahl pahk", kar'euh kal pak"/; Russ. /ku rddah"kul pahk"/, n. 1. one of a people living in the Kara-Kalpak Republic and adjacent areas. 2. the Turkic language of the ...
Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Republic
an autonomous republic in NW Uzbekistan. 904,000; 63,938 sq. mi. (165,600 sq. km). Cap.: Nukas. * * *
kara-yō
▪ Japanese architectural style       (Japanese: “Chinese style”), one of the three main Japanese styles of Buddhist temple architecture in the Kamakura period ...
Karabagh rug
Karabagh also spelled  Karabakh   floor covering handmade in the district of Karabakh (Armenian-controlled Azerbaijan), just north of the present Iranian border. As might be ...
karabiner
/kar"euh bee'neuhr/, n. carabiner. * * *
Karabük
▪ Turkey       town, northwestern Turkey, on the Yenice River. Once a small hamlet, it has grown rapidly since the establishment of Turkey's first major iron and steel ...
Karaca, Cem
▪ 2005       Turkish rock musician (b. April 5, 1945, Istanbul, Turkey—d. Feb. 8, 2004, Istanbul), blended traditional Anatolian music with progressive rock and ...
Karachai
/kar'euh chuy"/, n., pl. Karachais, (esp. collectively) Karachai for 1. 1. a member of a people living mainly in the Karachai-Cherkess Republic, closely related to the Balkar. 2. ...
Karachai-Cherkess Republic
/kahr'euh chuy"cheuhr kes"/; Russ. /keuh rddu chyuy"chyirdd kyes"/ an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 422,000; 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 ...
Karachay-Cherkessia
▪ republic, Russia also called  Karachayevo-Cherkessiya        republic, Stavropol kray (territory), southwestern Russia. It extends south from the foreland plains ...
Karachi
/keuh rah"chee/, n. a seaport in S Pakistan, near the Indus delta: former national capital; now capital of Sind province. 5,103,000. * * * City (pop., 1998: 9,269,265), ...
Karadeniz Bogazi
Karadeniz Bogazi [kä΄rä deŋ ēz′ bō΄gä zē′] Turk. name for BOSPORUS * * *
Karadjordje
▪ Serbian political leader byname of  George Petrović , Serbo-Croatian  Karađorđe , or  Ðorđe Petrović  born Nov. 3 [Nov. 14, New Style], 1762, Viševac, ...
Karadjordjević dynasty
Rulers descended from the Serbian rebel leader Karadjordje (1762–1817). It rivaled the Obrenović dynasty for control of Serbia during the 19th century and ruled that country ...
Karadzic, Radovan
Ka·ra·džić (käʹrə-jĭch), Radovan. Born 1945. Bosnian Serb leader who engaged in civil war with the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina. An extreme Serbian nationalist, his ...
Karadžić, Vuk Stefanović
born Nov. 6, 1787, Tršić, Serbia, Ottoman Empire died Feb. 6, 1864, Vienna Serbian language scholar and folklorist. He was largely self-taught as a writer. After the failure ...
Karadžić,Radovan
Ka·ra·džić (käʹrə-jĭch), Radovan. Born 1945. Bosnian Serb leader who engaged in civil war with the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina. An extreme Serbian nationalist, his ...
Karafuto
Japn. /kah"rddah fooh"taw/, n. Japanese name of Sakhalin. * * *
Karaganda
/kar'euh geuhn dah"/; Russ. /keuh rddeuh gun dah"/, n. a city in central Kazakhstan. 608,000. * * * ▪ Kazakstan Kazak  Qaraghandy        city in central Kazakhstan. ...
Karagöz
▪ Turkish shadow play       (Turkish: “Black Eyes,” or “Gypsy”), type of Turkish shadow play, named for its stock hero, Karagöz. The comically risqué plays are ...
Karaikal
▪ India       town, Puducherry (Pondicherry) union territory, southeastern India. It constitutes an enclave on the Coromandel Coast within eastern Tamil Nadu (Tamil ...
Karaïskákis, Geórgios
▪ Greek rebel born c. 1780, , Mavrommati, Ágrafa, Epirus [Greece] died May 5, 1827, Athens       a klepht, or brigand chief, who played an important role in the Greek ...
Karaism
or Qaraism Jewish religious movement that denied the authenticity of the oral law and defended the Hebrew Bible as the only basis of doctrine and practice. It originated in ...
Karaite
—Karaism /kar"euh iz'euhm/, Karaitism /kar"euh uy tiz'euhm/, n. —Karaitic /kar'euh it"ik/, adj. /kar"euh uyt'/, n. Judaism. a member of a sect, founded in Persia in the 8th ...
Karaj
Ka·raj (kə-răjʹ) A city of northern Iran northwest of Tehran. It is an agricultural trade center with a chemicals industry. Population: 588,287. * * *
Karaja rug
also called  Karadagh    floor covering handmade in or near the village of Qarājeh (Karaja), in the Qareh Dāgh (Karadagh) region of Iran just south of the Azerbaijan border, ...
Karajan
/kar"euh yeuhn/; Ger. /kah"rddah yahn'/, n. Herbert von /herr"beuhrt von/; Ger. /herdd"beuhrddt feuhn/, born 1908, Austrian conductor. * * *
Karajan, Herbert von
born April 5, 1908, Salzburg, Austria died July 16, 1989, Anif, near Salzburg Austrian conductor. A child prodigy on the piano, he attended Salzburg's Mozarteum. He took his ...
Karajan,Herbert von
Ka·ra·jan (kärʹə-yän'), Herbert von. 1908-1989. Austrian conductor. In 1955 he became conductor for life of the Berlin Philharmonic. * * *
Karajī, al-
▪ Persian mathematician and engineer also known as  al-Karkhī,  in full,  Abū Bakr ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Karajī  born c. 980, most likely Karaj, Persia, ...
Karak, Al-
▪ Jordan also spelled  Kerak         town, west-central Jordan. It lies along the Wadi Al-Karak, 15 miles (24 km) east of the Dead Sea. Built on a small, ...
Karakalpakstan
▪ republic, Uzbekistan also spelled  Kara-Kalpakstan , or  Qaraqalpaqstan , also called  Karakalpakiya , Uzbek  Qoraqalpoghistan        autonomous republic in ...
Karakhan Manifesto
▪ China-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [1919]       manifesto issued on July 25, 1919, by Lev Karakhan, a member of the foreign ministry of the newly formed Soviet ...
Karaklis
/keuh rahk"lis/; Russ. /keuh rddu klyees"/, n. former name of Kirovakan. * * *
Karakol
▪ Kyrgyzstan formerly  (1889–1921, 1939–91) Przhevalsk,        city, eastern Ysyk-köl oblasty (province), Kyrgyzstan, at the northern foot of the Teriskey ...
Karakoram
/kahr'euh kawr"euhm, -kohr"-, kar'-/, n. 1. Also called Mustagh. a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 ft. (8611 m). 2. a pass traversing this ...
Karakoram Highway
▪ road, Asia Chinese  (Wade-Giles) K'a-la-k'un-lun Kung-lu,        roadway that connects Kashgar, China, with Islāmābād, Pak. The road, which took almost 20 years ...
Karakoram Range
Mountain system, south-central Asia. Extending 300 mi (480 km) from eastern Afghanistan to the Kashmir region, it is one of the highest mountain systems in the world; its ...
KarakoramRange
Ka·ra·ko·ram Range also Ka·ra·ko·rum Range (kăr'ə-kôrʹəm, -kōrʹ-, kär'-) A mountain system of northern Pakistan and India and southwest China. An extension of the ...
Karakorum
/kahr'euh kawr"euhm, -kohr"-, kar'-/, n. a ruined city in central Mongolian People's Republic: capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century. * * * Ancient capital, Mongol ...
Karakul
/kar"euh keuhl/, n. (sometimes l.c.) 1. one of an Asian breed of sheep having curly fleece that is black in the young and brown or gray in the adult: raised esp. for lambskins ...
KaraKum
Ka·ra Kum (kärʹə ko͞omʹ) A desert region of Turkmenistan between the Caspian Sea and the Amu Darya. * * *
Karakum Canal
▪ canal, Turkmenistan       waterway in Turkmenistan. The main section, begun in 1954 and completed in 1967, runs some 520 miles (840 km) from the Amu Darya (river) to ...
Karakum Desert
or Kara-Kum Desert Desert area, Central Asia. Located in Turkmenistan, it is bounded to the east by the Amu Darya valley. It can be divided into three major regions: the ...
Karamanlis, Konstantinos
or Constantine Caramanlis born March 8, 1907, Próti, near Sérrai, Macedonia, Ottoman Empire died April 23, 1998, Athens, Greece Greek prime minister (1955–63, 1974–80) ...
Karamanlis, Kostas
▪ 2005       Ending 11 years of centre-left rule, Konstantinos (“Kostas”) Karamanlis in 2004 became the youngest prime minister in recent Greek history. In the ...
Karamanlis,Konstantinos
Ka·ra·man·lis (kä'rə-mänʹlĭs, -rä-mänʹlēs), Konstantinos. 1907-1998. Greek politician who served as prime minister (1955-1963 and 1974-1980) and president (1980-1985 ...
Karamay
▪ China Wade-Giles romanization  K'o-la-ma-i , also spelled  Karamayi        city, northern Uighur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang (Sinkiang, Uygur Autonomous Region ...
Karami
/keuh rah"mee/, n. Rashid /ra sheed"/, born 1921, Lebanese lawyer and statesman. Also, Karameh /keuh rah"mee, -may/. * * *
Karamzin, Nikolay Mikhaylovich
▪ Russian author born Dec. 12 [Dec. 1, Old Style], 1766, Mikhaylovka, Simbirsk [now Ulyanovsk] province, Russia died June 3 [May 22], 1826, St. Petersburg  Russian historian, ...
Karan, Donna
▪ 1994       Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Donna Karan captured the spotlight in 1993 both with her mix-and-match clothing in soft fabrics and neutral ...
karanda
/keuh run"deuh/, n. an Indian shrub or small tree, Carissa carandas, of the dogbane family, having white or pink flowers and reddish-black berries. [ < Hindi karaumda < Skt ...
Karankawa
/keuh rang"keuh wah', -waw', -weuh/, n., pl. Karankawas, (esp. collectively) Karankawa for 1. 1. a member of an extinct tribe of North American Indians who lived in southeastern ...
karaoke
/kar'ee oh"kee/, n. an act of singing along to a music video, esp. one from which the original vocals have been electronically eliminated. [1985-1990; < Japn, = kara empty + oke ...
Karaosmanoğlu, Yakup Kadri
▪ Turkish author born March 27, 1889, Cairo died Dec. 13, 1974, Ankara       writer and translator, one of the most renowned figures in modern Turkish literature, noted ...
KaraSea
Kara Sea A section of the Arctic Ocean between Novaya Zemlya and the Siberian mainland. Icebound much of the year, it is connected with the Barents Sea by Kara Strait. * * *
Karası Dynasty
▪ Turkmen dynasty       Turkmen dynasty (c. 1300–60) that ruled in the Balıkesir-Çanakkale region of western Anatolia.       Founded by Karası, a frontier ...
karat
/kar"euht/, n. a unit for measuring the fineness of gold, pure gold being 24 karats fine. Abbr.: k., kt. Also, carat. [1550-60; sp. var. of CARAT] * * * ▪ gold ...
karate
/keuh rah"tee/, n. 1. a method developed in Japan of defending oneself without the use of weapons by striking sensitive areas on an attacker's body with the hands, elbows, knees, ...
karate sticks
nunchaku. * * *
karate-chop
/keuh rah"tee chop'/, n., v., karate-chopped, karate-chopping. n. 1. a sharp blow used in karate, usually delivered by a slanting stroke with the side of the hand. v.t. 2. to ...
karateist
See karate. * * *
karateka
/keuh rah"tee kah'/, n., pl. karateka, karatekas. an expert in karate. [ < Japn, equiv. to karate KARATE + -ka person ( < MChin, equiv. to Chin jia)] * * *
Karatepe
▪ archaeological site, Turkey       (Turkish: “Black Hill”), site of a Late Hittite fortress city, located in the piedmont country of the Taurus Mountains in ...
Karatsu
▪ Japan       city, Saga ken (prefecture), northern Kyushu, Japan. Located about 30 miles (50 km) southeast of Fukuoka, it faces Karatsu Bay. Its name is derived ...
Karatsu ware
▪ Japanese art       Japanese ceramic ware of Korean origin produced in Kyushu. The actual date of production is thought to be sometime during the first half of the 16th ...
Karavelov, Lyuben Stoychev
▪ Bulgarian revolutionary and writer born 1834, Koprivshtitsa, Rumelia [now in Bulgaria] died Jan. 21, 1879, Ruse, Bulg.       Bulgarian writer and revolutionary who ...
Karawanken
▪ mountains, Europe Italian  Caravanche , Slovenian  Karavanke        mountain range of the Eastern Alps, extending eastward along the Slovenian-Austrian border for ...
karaya gum
/keuh ruy"euh/ the dried exudate of an Asian tree, Sterculia urens, used for finishing textiles and as a thickening agent in cosmetics and foodstuffs. Also called sterculia ...
Karbala
/kahr"beuh leuh/, n. Kerbela. * * *
Karbalāʾ
▪ Iraq also spelled  Kerbela   city, capital of Karbalāʾ muḥāfaẓah (governorate), central Iraq. One of Shīʿite Islam's foremost holy cities, it lies 55 miles (88 ...
Karbalāʾ, Battle of
(Oct. 10, 680) Brief engagement in which an Ummayad army sent by Yazīd I killed al-Husayn ibn Alī and a small group of his family and followers. Al-Ḥusayn, a grandson of the ...
Kardar, Abdul Hafeez
▪ 1997       Indian-born Pakistani cricketer and politician who played three Test matches for India and led Pakistan in 23 Tests after partition (1947); he retired from ...
Kardelj, Edvard
born Jan. 27, 1910, Ljubljana, Slvn., Austria-Hungary died Feb. 10, 1979, Ljubljana Yugoslav revolutionary and administrator. He joined the outlawed Communist Party in 1926, ...
Kareem
/keuh reem"/, n. a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning "generous." * * *
Karekin I, Catholicos
▪ 2000 (Neshan Sarkissian)        patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church who was credited with reinvigorating his church after the fall of the Soviet Union and with ...
Karel
(as used in expressions) Appel Karel Capek Karel Mander Karel van * * *
Karelia
/keuh reel"yeuh/; Russ. /ku rddye"lyi yeuh/, n. 1. a region in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, comprising Lake Ladoga and Onega Lake and the adjoining area along the E ...
Karelian
/keuh ree"lee euhn, -reel"yeuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Karelia, its people, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Karelia. 3. the Uralic language of the ...
Karelian Autonomous Republic
an autonomous republic in the NW Russian Federation in Europe. Also called Karelia. 792,000; 66,500 sq. mi. (172,240 sq. km). Cap.: Petrozavodsk. * * *
Karelian Isthmus
a narrow strip of land between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Finland, in the NW Russian Federation. * * * ▪ isthmus, Russia Russian  Karelsky Peresheyek , Finnish  Karjalan ...
Karelian language
      member of the Finno-Ugric branch of the Uralic language family, spoken in Karelia republic of northwestern Russia and by emigrants in neighbouring Finland. There are ...
KarelianIsthmus
Karelian Isthmus A land bridge of northwest Russia between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Finland. * * *
Karelin, Aleksandr
▪ 1997       Sometimes referred to as the World's Meanest Man, Aleksandr Karelin, Russia's superman of Greco-Roman superheavyweight wrestling, continued his decade-long ...
Kareline, Aleksandr
▪ Russian athlete Kareline also spelled  Karelin   born 1968, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia       Russian Greco-Roman wrestler revered for his extraordinary strength ...
Karen
/keuh ren"/, n., pl. Karens, (esp. collectively) Karen, adj. n. 1. a group of people of eastern and southern Burma (Myanmar). 2. one of these people. 3. the language of the ...
Karen languages
      languages spoken in lower Myanmar (Burma) and on the borders of Thailand. The Karen languages are usually divided into three groups: northern (including Taungthu), ...
Karff, Mona May Ratner
▪ 1999       American chess player who reigned as the national women's chess champion seven times between 1938 and 1974 and was one of the first four Americans to ...
Karg-Elert, Sigfrid
▪ German composer born Nov. 21, 1877, Oberndorf-on-Neckar, Ger. died April 9, 1933, Leipzig       organist and composer, one of the principal German composers for organ ...
Kariba
/keuh ree"beuh/, n. an artificial lake in SE Africa on the border of SW Zimbabwe and S Zambia: site of hydroelectric power project. ab. 2000 sq. mi. (5200 sq. km). * * * ▪ ...
Kariba Dam
Kariba Dam [kə rē′bə] dam on the Zambezi River, on the Zambian-Zimbabwean border: 420 ft (128 m) high: it has created a lake (Kariba Lake), 2,000 sq mi (5,180 sq km) * * ...
Kariba, Lake
▪ lake, Africa       lake in central Africa, between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was formed by damming the Zambezi River in the Kariba Gorge, where the river narrows ...
Kariba,Lake
Ka·ri·ba (kə-rēʹbə), Lake A lake of south-central Africa on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border. It is formed by the Kariba Dam (completed 1958) on the Zambezi River, which ...
Kariera
▪ people       Aboriginal tribe of Western Australia that became one of the type groups for the study of Aboriginal social organization and religion. The Kariera ...
Karīm Khān Zand (Moḥammad)
▪ Zand ruler born c. 1705 died March 1779, Shīrāz, Zand Iran       first Zand (Zand Dynasty) ruler of Iran. He restored peace to the kingdom after the strife ...
Karimabad
▪ Pakistan also called  Baltit  or  Hunza        town in the Northern Areas of the Pakistani-administered portion of the Kashmir region, in the northwestern part ...
Karimnagar
▪ India       city, northern Andhra Pradesh state, southern India. The city is an agricultural (millet, rice, oilseeds, and cotton) centre and road junction.The ...
Karimojong
▪ people also spelled  Karamojong        eastern Nilotic pastoral people of northeastern Uganda. The Karimojong are the largest of a cluster of culturally and ...
Karina, Anna
▪ Danish actress original name  Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer  born September 22, 1940, Copenhagen, Den.       Danish beauty prominently featured in French films of the ...
Kariotákis, Kóstas
▪ Greek poet Kariotákis also spelled  Karyotákis   born 1896, Trípolis, Greece died July 20, 1928, Préveza       Greek poet influenced by the 19th-century French ...
Karisimbi, Mount
Peak, Virunga Mountains, east-central Africa. The highest peak in the Virungas, at a height of 14,787 ft (4,507 m), it lies on the boundary between Rwanda and Congo (Kinshasa) ...
Kariya
▪ Japan       city, Aichi ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, southeast of Nagoya. It was founded as a small castle town in 1533 by the Mizuno clan and was passed to ...
Karkar
or Qarqar Ancient fortress on the Orontes River, western Syria. A strategic outpost, it was attacked by the Assyrians in 853 BC. It was defended by Aramaeans, led by Ben-hadad ...
Karkavítsas, Andréas
▪ Greek writer born 1866, Lekhainá, Greece died Oct. 10, 1922, Amaroúsion       Greek novelist and short-story writer whose subject was village ...
Karkheh
/kahr kay", -khay"/, n. a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to marshes along the Tigris River. ab. 350 mi. (565 km) long. * * *
Karkūk
City (pop., latest est.: 419,000), northeastern Iraq. Located north of Baghdad in the Kurdistan region, it is situated in one of the first areas in the Middle East where oil was ...
Karl
/kahrl/, n. a male given name, form of Charles. * * * (as used in expressions) Karl Marx Stadt Abraham Karl Baedeker Karl Baer Karl Ernst knight von Barth Karl Benz Karl ...
Karl Marx
➡ Marx * * *
Karl Marx Peak
▪ mountain, Tajikistan Russian  Pik Karla Marksa,         mountain peak in the extreme southwestern Pamirs in Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous oblast (province) of ...

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