from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient city of Mesopotamia in the Euphrates River valley of present-day central Iraq. Its extensive ruins have yielded valuable archaeological evidence about Sumerian culture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An ancient city of Sumer, located some 12 km east of Babylon, and 80 km south of Baghdad.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A workman's name for the graphite which forms incidentally in iron smelting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large basket.
- n. In metallurgy, a name given by furnacemen to the graphite which appears on the surface of the iron in the blast-furnace during the process of tapping.
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Last week the Fourth Department issued a very interesting decision in Kish v Graham,
Moreover, the father of Kish is said (1Sa 9: 1) to have been Abiel, the son of Zeror, whence it would seem that Abiel and Ner were names of the same person.
The males are all classed in two parties or bands -- one called Kish-ko-guis, or long hairs; the other Osh-cushis or braves, the former being considered something more than brave.
The two are quickly becoming BFFs and Kish is helping the tone deaf Indian cruise through the competition, “Do your thing and just be yourself out there” and “Don’t listen to what people have to say.”
Abraham or Ibrahim only through the Babylonians; for the ancient religion of all the countries from the Euphrates to the Oxus was called Kish Ibrahim or Milat
U.S. officials believe the man disappeared several weeks ago from the island of Kish, which is a popular tourist stop off the southern coast of Iran.
Tigris, and one goes down the river which falls into the Indian Ocean unto an island called Kish .
He was encamped with his tribe at a place which the Indians called Kish-wa-cokee.
Iranian resort island called Kish pronounced Keesh.
According to Hong Kong corporate registry papers, King Power's sole director is an outfit called Kish Roaring Ocean Shipping Company Private Joint Stock.