a cattle trail leading N from San Antonio, Tex., to Abilene, Kan.: used for about twenty years after the Civil War.
1866, from Jesse Chisholm (c.1806-1868), halfbreed Cherokee trader and government agent who first plied it. The surname is from a barony in England, probably from Old English cisel “gravel.”
[chish-tee-yuh] /ˈtʃɪʃ ti yə/ noun 1. a Sufi order of the Indian subcontinent.
/ˌkiːzɪˈmɑːjəʊ/ noun 1. a port in S Somalia, on the Indian Ocean. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available Also called Kismayu
[kee-shee-nuh-oo] /ˌki ʃiˈnʌ u/ noun 1. Romanian name of .
the name adopted from the Babylonians by the Jews after the Captivity for the third civil, or ninth ecclesiastical, month (Neh. 1:1; Zech. 7:1). It corresponds nearly with the moon in November.