the steel bangle traditionally worn by Sikhs as a symbol of their religious and cultural loyalty, symbolizing unity with God: originally worn as a wristguard by swordsmen See also five Ks
[kar-uh-bee-ner] /ˌkær əˈbi nər/ noun 1. a D -shaped ring with a spring catch on one side, used for fastening ropes in mountaineering. /ˌkærəˈbiːnə/ noun 1. (mountaineering) a metal clip with a spring for attaching to a piton, belay, etc Also called snaplink, krab /ˌkærəˈbiːnə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of karabiner n. coupling device, […]
[kar-uh-chahy] /ˌkær əˈtʃaɪ/ noun, plural Karachais (especially collectively) Karachai for 1. 1. a member of a people living mainly in the Karachai-Cherkess Republic, closely related to the Balkar. 2. the Turkic language of these people.
- Karachai-Cherkess Republic
[kahr-uh-chahy-cher-kes; Russian kuh-ruh-chyahy-chyir-kyes] /ˌkɑr əˈtʃaɪ tʃərˈkɛs; Russian kə rʌˈtʃyaɪ tʃyɪrˈkyɛs/ noun 1. an autonomous republic in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus. 5442 sq. mi. (14,100 sq. km). Capital: Cherkessk. /kərʌˈtʃaɪtʃɛəˈkɛs/ noun 1. a constituent republic of W Russia, on the N side of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Cherkessk. Pop: 439 700 […]
[kuh-rah-jich, kahr-uh-] /kəˈrɑ dʒɪtʃ, ˈkɑr ə-/ noun 1. Radovan [rah-duh-vahn] /ˈrɑ dəˌvɑn/ (Show IPA), born 1945, Bosnian Serb political leader, indicted as a war criminal 1995. /ˈkærədzjɪtʃ/ noun 1. Radovan (ˈrædəvæn). born 1945, Bosnian Serb political leader during the Bosnian war (1992–95); evaded capture until arrested in 2008; currently being tried on charges of genocide […]