[koo r] /kʊər/
(in Sumerian mythology) the world of the dead.
[koo-rah] /kʊˈrɑ/ noun 1. a river flowing from NE Turkey, through the Georgian Republic and Azerbaijan SE to the Caspian Sea. 950 miles (1530 km) long. /kʊˈrɑː/ noun 1. a river in W Asia, rising in NE Turkey and flowing across Georgia and Azerbaijan to the Caspian Sea. Length: 1515 km (941 miles)
[koo-rah-shee-kee; English koo-rah-shi-kee] /kʊˈrɑ ʃi ki; English kʊˈrɑ ʃɪ ki/ noun 1. a city on SW Honshu, in Japan.
[koo r-bash] /ˈkʊər bæʃ/ noun 1. a whip with leather thongs, formerly used in Turkey, Egypt, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to whip with a kurbash.
[koo r-chah-tawf, -tof; Russian koor-chah-tuh f] /kʊərˈtʃɑ tɔf, -tɒf; Russian kurˈtʃɑ təf/ noun 1. Igor Vasilievich [ee-guh r-vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ˈi gər vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1903–60, Soviet nuclear physicist.