[kahr-uh-kawr-uh m, -kohr-, kar-] /ˌkɑr əˈkɔr əm, -ˈkoʊr-, ˌkær-/
a ruined city in central Mongolian People’s Republic: capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century.
a ruined city in Mongolia: founded in 1220 by Ghenghis Khan; destroyed by Kublai Khan when his brother rebelled against him, after Kublai Khan had moved his capital to Peking (now Beijing)
[kar-uh-kuh l] /ˈkær ə kəl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 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 especially for lambskins used in the fur industry. Compare , . 2. (sometimes lowercase) a Karakul lambskin. /ˈkærəkəl/ noun 1. a breed […]
[kar-uh koom, koo m, kahr-uh] /ˌkær ə ˈkum, ˈkʊm, ˌkɑr ə/ noun 1. a desert S of the Aral Sea, largely in Turkmenistan. About 110,000 sq. mi. (284,900 sq. km). /Russian kəra ˈkum/ noun 1. a desert in Turkmenistan, covering most of the country: extensive areas now irrigated. Area: about 300 000 sq km (120 […]
[kuh-rah-mee] /kəˈrɑ mi/ noun 1. Rashid [ra-sheed] /ræˈʃid/ (Show IPA), 1921–1987, Lebanese lawyer and statesman: eight-time prime minister between 1955 and 1987.
[kahr-uh-mahn-lis; Greek kah-rah-mahn-lees] /ˌkɑr əˈmɑn lɪs; Greek ˌkɑ rɑˈmɑn lis/ noun 1. Konstantinos [kawn-stahn-dee-naws] /ˌkɔn stɑnˈdi nɔs/ (Show IPA), 1907–98, Greek politician: prime minister 1955–63, 1974–80; president 1980–85, 1990–95. /Greek karamanˈlis/ noun 1. Konstantinos (kɔnstanˈtinɔs). 1907–98, Greek statesman; prime minister of Greece (1955–58; 1958–61; 1961–63; 1974–80): president of Greece (1980–85; 1990–95)