from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Ukraine on Kerch Strait, a shallow waterway connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov and bordered on the west by the Kerch Peninsula. The city was founded by Greek colonists in the sixth century B.C. and eventually passed to Russia after the first Russo-Turkish War (1768-1774). Population: 153,000.
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- proper n. A city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, on the shore of Kerch Strait; an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviated form of kerchief.
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