Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of northeast Turkey, central Georgia, and Azerbaijan flowing about 1,365 km (850 mi) generally northeast and southeast to the Caspian Sea south of Baku.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Japan, a building without large windows and unfit for residence, arranged as a thoroughly fire-proof storehouse for valuables. It forms a separate place of storage, where the proprietor's works of art and other treasures are kept. Compare godown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A river that flows in Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan, where receiving waters of Araks empties into Caspian Sea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a river in western Asia; rises in northeast Turkey and flows to the Caspian Sea

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Examples

  • Forte et al. used imagery and digital elevation models from the ASTER satellite along with newly developed software for pseudo-3-D visualization of this data to investigate the potential that much of the convergence between Arabia and Eurasia in Azerbaijan and Georgia has instead been recently concentrated in a belt of topography at the southern margin of the Greater Caucasus called the Kura fold-thrust belt.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Forte et al. used imagery and digital elevation models from the ASTER satellite along with newly developed software for pseudo-3-D visualization of this data to investigate the potential that much of the convergence between Arabia and Eurasia in Azerbaijan and Georgia has instead been recently concentrated in a belt of topography at the southern margin of the Greater Caucasus called the Kura fold-thrust belt.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • My attendants occupied themselves with gathering the edible pod of an Acacia called Kura [9], whilst I observed the view.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • The Bakairi (also known as Kura) are an indigenous group of people who live in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.

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  • Someone named "Kura" sent me a link to this poem s/he has written, called "ipod! ipod! an Ode to my iPod."

    This made my day

  • The "Kura" is a little fireproof house in the garden.

    The Japanese Twins

  • The missile was fired from Russia's northern White Sea and reached the Kura testing area on Kamchatka in the Pacific Ocean more than 5,500 kilometers away.

    Russia Successfully Tests New Ballistic Missile

  • The missile's warheads reached the Kura testing range on the Pacific Kamchatka Peninsula, some 5,500 kilometers 3,500 miles away, he said.

    Russia Ballistic Missile Test A Success

  • When they were halfway up the causeway, where the River Kura surged under the road and splashed into the bay, Umber stopped to stare at the churning collision of water below.

    End of Time

  • The missile was fired from Russia's northern White Sea and reached the Kura testing area on Kamchatka in the Pacific Ocean more than 5,500 kilometers away.

    Russia Successfully Tests New Ballistic Missile

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