[kur-bee-smith] /ˈkɜr biˈsmɪθ/
Edmund, 1824–93, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
[keerkh-hawf] /ˈkirx hɔf/ noun 1. Gustav Robert [goo s-tahf roh-bert] /ˈgʊs tɑf ˈroʊ bɛrt/ (Show IPA), 1824–87, German physicist. /German ˈkɪrçhɔf/ noun 1. Gustav Robert (ˈɡʊstaf ˈroːbɛrt). 1824–87, German physicist. With Bunsen he developed the method of spectrum analysis that led to their discovery of caesium (1860) and rubidium (1861): also worked on electrical networks […]
[keersh-ner, keerk-; German keerkh-nuh r] /ˈkɪərʃ nər, ˈkɪərk-; German ˈkirx nər/ noun 1. Ernst Ludwig, 1880–1938, German expressionist artist. /German kirçnər/ noun 1. Ernst Ludwig. 1880–1938, German expressionist painter and printmaker; a founder of the group die Brücke (1905)
[kir-geez; Russian kyir-gyees] /kɪrˈgiz; Russian kyɪrˈgyis/ noun, plural Kirghizes (especially collectively) Kirghiz for 1. 1. a member of a formerly nomadic people dwelling chiefly in Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan). 2. the Turkic language of the Kirghiz. /ˈkɜːɡɪz/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Kyrgyz
[kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh] /kɪrˈgi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə; Russian kyɪrˈgyi zyɪ yə/ noun 1. a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km). Capital: Bishkek. /kɜːˈɡɪzɪə/ noun 1. the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan