[koo r-gahn, -gan] /kʊərˈgɑn, -ˈgæn/
a circular burial mound constructed over a pit grave and often containing grave vessels, weapons, and the bodies of horses as well as a single human body; originally in use in the Russian Steppes but later spreading into eastern, central, and northern Europe in the third millennium b.c.
[koo r-gahn; Russian koor-gahn] /kʊərˈgɑn; Russian kurˈgɑn/
a city in the S Russian Federation in Asia, near the Ural Mountains.
a city in W Russia, on the Tobol River: industrial centre for an agricultural region. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
1889, from Russian, originally a Tatar word.
/ˈkuːrɪ/ noun (pl) -ris 1. (NZ) Also called goorie. a mongrel dog 2. (NZ, slang) an unpleasant or unpopular person
[koo r-il, koo-reel] /ˈkʊər ɪl, kʊˈril/ plural noun 1. a chain of small islands off the NE coast of Asia, extending from N Japan to the S tip of Kamchatka: renounced by Japan in 1945; under Russian administration.
noun See curiology
[koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/ noun 1. . [koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/ noun 1. a former duchy on the Baltic: later, a province of Russia and, in 1918, incorporated into Latvia. /ˈkʊələnd/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Courland /ˈkʊələnd/ noun 1. a region of Latvia, between the Gulf of Riga and the Lithuanian […]