Definition of Kentucky

1. Noun. A state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses.




Definition of Kentucky

1. n. One of the United States.

Definition of Kentucky

1. Proper noun. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Frankfort; largest city: Louisville. Formally known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, one of four such states known as Commonwealths. ¹

2. Proper noun. A village on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Kentucky

1. One of the United States. Kentucky blue grass, a tall North American tree (Gymnocladus Canadensis) with bipinnate leaves. It produces large woody pods containing a few seeds which have been used as a substitute for coffee. The timber is a very valuable. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Kentucky Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Kentucky Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kentucky

kentakes
kentan
kentbrooksite
kente
kented
kentes
kentia
kentias
kenting
kentle
kentledges
kentles
kentrolite
kents
kentucky (current term)
kenya
kenyaite
kep
kepe
kephalic
kephalics
kephalin
kephalins
kephalomancy
kephir
kephirs
kepi
kepis
kepone

Literary usage of Kentucky

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"The Position and Policy of kentucky in the War.—kentucky Chivalry. ... Protection of the Northwest by kentucky.—How the Debt of Gratitude has been repaid. ..."

2. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1917)
"kentucky FOLK-LORE SOCIETY. — The kentucky Folk-Lore Society held an open meeting in Louisville on April 25, during the sessions of the kentucky Educational ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"kentucky, 188 U. 8. 385, 47 L. ed. 513, 23 Sup. Ct. Rep. 463, the ferry company was operating a ferry across the Ohio river between Jeffer- gonville, ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"Despairing finally of gaining the State by intrigue, the Confederate General Polk, in the early days of September, advanced his military lines into kentucky ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"The appellant is domiciled in kentucky, and the property sought to be taxed has its situs in kentucky, and, as we have said, there is no attempt to tax the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Kentucky

Search for Kentucky on Dictionary.com!Search for Kentucky on Thesaurus.com!Search for Kentucky on Google!Search for Kentucky on Wikipedia!