a very large monitor lizard, Varanus salvator, of SE Asia: it grows to a length of three metres Also called Malayan monitor
[kuh-bahr-dee-uh n] /kəˈbɑr di ən/ noun 1. a Circassian language of the Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic. /kəˈbɑːdɪən/ noun 1. a member of a Circassian people of the North West Caucasus 2. the Eastern dialect of the Circassian language Compare Adygei
- Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic
[kab-er-dee-noh-bawl-kahr, -bal-, -bawl-kahr, -bal-; Russian kuh-buhr-dyee-nuh-buhl-kahr] /ˌkæb ərˈdi noʊ bɔlˈkɑr, -bæl-, -ˈbɔl kɑr, -ˈbæl-; Russian kə bʌrˈdyi nə bʌlˈkɑr/ noun 1. an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in N Caucasia, N of the Georgian Republic. 4747 sq. mi. (12,295 sq. km). Capital: Nalchik.
- Kabardino-balkar republic
/ˌkæbəˈdiːnəʊˌbælkə/ noun 1. a constituent republic of S Russia, on the N side of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Nalchik. Pop: 900 500 (2002). Area: 12 500 sq km (4825 sq miles) Also called Kabardino-Balkaria (kæbəˌdiːnəʊbælˈkɑːrɪə)
[kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah-] /ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-/ noun 1. a system of esoteric theosophy and theurgy developed by rabbis, reaching its peak about the 12th and 13th centuries, and influencing certain medieval and Renaissance Christian thinkers. It was based on a mystical method of interpreting Scripture by which initiates claimed to penetrate sacred mysteries. Among its […]