[kaht-mahn-doo, kat-man-] /ˌkɑt mɑnˈdu, ˌkæt mæn-/
a city in and the capital of Nepal, in the central part.
[nuh-pawl, -pahl, -pal, ney-] /nəˈpɔl, -ˈpɑl, -ˈpæl, neɪ-/
a constitutional monarchy in the Himalayas between N India and Tibet. About 54,000 sq. mi. (140,000 sq. km).
the capital of Nepal, in the east at the confluence of the Baghmati and Vishnumati Rivers. Pop: 814 000 (2005 est)
a republic in S Asia: the world’s only Hindu kingdom until it abandoned its monarchy in 2008; united in 1768 by the Gurkhas; consists of swampy jungle in the south and great massifs, valleys, and gorges of the Himalayas over the rest of the country, with many peaks over 8000 m (26 000 ft) (notably Everest and Kangchenjunga). A multiparty democracy was instituted in 1990. Official language: Nepali. Official religion: Hinduism; Mahayana Buddhist minority. Currency: rupee. Capital: Katmandu. Pop: 30 430 267 (2013 est). Area: 147 181 sq km (56 815 sq miles) Official name Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
from Sanskrit Nepala, said to be from nipat “to fly down” (from ni “down” + pat “to fly”) + alaya “abode, house.” If this is right, the reference would be to villages in mountain vales. Related: Nepalese.
Nepal [(nuh-pawl, nuh-pahl)]
Kingdom in central Asia, bordered by China to the north, and India to the east, south, and west; located high in the Himalayas. The capital and largest city is Katmandu.
[kah-taw-vee-tse] /ˌkɑ tɔˈvi tsɛ/ noun 1. a city in S Poland. /Polish katɔˈvitsɛ/ noun 1. an industrial city in S Poland. Pop: 2 914 000 (2005 est) Former name (1953–56) Stalinogrod
[kuh-tree-nuh] /kəˈtri nə/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[ka-trin] /ˈkæ trɪn/ noun 1. Loch, a lake in central Scotland. 8 miles (13 km) long. /ˈkætrɪn/ noun Loch Katrine 1. a lake in central Scotland, east of Loch Lomond: noted for its associations with Sir Walter Scott’s Lady of the Lake. Length: about 13 km (8 miles)
/kætˈsiːnə/ noun 1. a state of N Nigeria. Capital: Katsina. Pop: 5 792 578 (2006). Area: 24 192 sq km (9341 sq miles) 2. a city in N Nigeria, in Katsina state: a major intellectual and cultural centre of the Hausa people (16th–18th centuries). Pop: 530 000 (2005 est)