noun, U.S. History.
cotton and cotton-growing considered, in the pre-Civil War South, as a vital commodity, the major factor not only in the economy but also in politics.
- King country
noun 1. the King Country, an area in the centre of North Island, New Zealand: home of the King Movement, a nineteenth-century Māori separatist movement
noun 1. . 2. Also called Alaskan king crab, Alaska crab. a large, edible crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, of cold North Pacific waters, especially abundant along the coasts of Alaska and Japan. noun 1. another name for the horseshoe crab
[king-kraft, -krahft] /ˈkɪŋˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/ noun 1. the art of ruling as ; royal statesmanship. /ˈkɪŋˌkrɑːft/ noun 1. (archaic) the art of ruling as a king, esp by diplomacy and cunning
[king-kuhp] /ˈkɪŋˌkʌp/ noun 1. any of various common buttercups, as Ranunculus bulbosus, having bright-yellow flowers. 2. Chiefly British. the marsh marigold. /ˈkɪŋˌkʌp/ noun 1. (Brit) any of several yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plants, esp the marsh marigold