[koo-ban; Russian koo-bahn] /kuˈbæn; Russian kuˈbɑn/
a river flowing NW from the Caucasus Mountains to the Black and the Azov seas. 512 miles (825 km) long.
a river in SW Russia, rising in the Caucasus Mountains and flowing north and northwest to the Sea of Azov. Length: 906 km (563 miles)
[koo -be-leek; English koo b-uh-lik] /ˈkʊ bɛ lik; English ˈkʊb ə lɪk/ noun 1. Jan [yahn] /yɑn/ (Show IPA), 1880–1940, Czech violinist and composer in Hungary. 2. his son, (Jeronym) Rafael [ye-raw-nim rah-fah-el] /ˈyɛ rɔ nɪm ˈrɑ fɑ ɛl/ (Show IPA), 1914–1996, Czech conductor. /Czech ˈkubɛliːk/ noun 1. Raphael (ˈraːfaɛl). 1914–96, Czech conductor and composer
- Kublai Khan
[koo-blahy kahn] /ˈku blaɪ ˈkɑn/ noun 1. 1216–94, khan c1260–94: founder of the Mongol dynasty in China (grandson of Genghis Khan). /ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn/ noun 1. ?1216–94, Mongol emperor of China: grandson of Genghis Khan. He completed his grandfather’s conquest of China by overthrowing the Sung dynasty (1279) and founded the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)
[koo-bluh kahn] /ˈku blə ˈkɑn/ noun 1. (italics) a poetic fragment (1797) by Coleridge. 2. . “Kubla Khan” [(kooh-bluh kahn) (1797)] An evocative poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge about an exotic emperor. It begins with these lines: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure-dome decree….”
[koo-brik, kyoo-] /ˈku brɪk, ˈkyu-/ noun 1. Stanley, 1928–99, U.S. film director. /ˈkjuːbrɪk/ noun 1. Stanley. 1928–99, US film writer, director, and producer. He directed Lolita (1962), Dr Strangelove (1963), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999)