[kir-gee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh; Russian kyir-gyee-zyi-yuh] /kɪrˈgi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə; Russian kyɪrˈgyi zyɪ yə/
a republic in central Asia, S of Kazakhstan and N of Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). 76,460 sq. mi. (198,500 sq. km).
the former Russian name for Kyrgyzstan
noun 1. a steppe in Kazakhstan. noun 1. a variant spelling of Kyrgyz Steppe
built fortress, a city and fortress of Moab, the modern Kerak, a small town on the brow of a steep hill about 6 miles from Rabbath-Moab and 10 miles from the Dead Sea; called also Kir-haresh, Kir-hareseth, Kir-heres (Isa. 16:7, 11; Jer. 48:31, 36). After the death of Ahab, Mesha, king of Moab (see MOABITE […]
[keer-ee-bah-tee, keer-uh-bas] /ˌkɪər iˈbɑ ti, ˈkɪər əˌbæs/ noun 1. a republic in the central Pacific Ocean, on the equator, comprising 33 islands. 263 sq. mi. (681 sq. km). Capital: Tarawa. /ˌkɪrɪˈbæs; ˌkɪrɪˈbætɪ/ noun 1. an independent republic in the W Pacific: comprises 33 islands including Banaba (Ocean Island), the Gilbert and Phoenix Islands, and eight […]
[kir-i-gah-mee] /ˌkɪr ɪˈgɑ mi/ noun 1. the Japanese art or technique of cutting and folding paper into objects or designs. /ˌkɪrɪˈɡɑːmɪ/ noun 1. the art, originally Japanese, of folding and cutting paper into decorative shapes Compare origami noun a Japanese art of cutting and folding paper into decorative or representational forms Examples A chain of […]