[koo-rah-shee-kee; English koo-rah-shi-kee] /kʊˈrɑ ʃi ki; English kʊˈrɑ ʃɪ ki/
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.
/ˌkɜːtʃəˈtəʊvɪəm/ noun 1. another name for rutherfordium, esp as used in the former Soviet Union
[kurd, koo rd; Persian koord] /kɜrd, kʊərd; Persian kurd/ noun 1. a member of an Islamic people speaking and dwelling chiefly in Kurdistan. /kɜːd/ noun 1. a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in E Turkey, N Iraq, and W Iran 1610s, the people’s self-designation.