Kandahar

geographical name
Kan·​da·​har | \ ˈkən-də-ˌhär How to pronounce Kandahar (audio) \
variants: or Qandahar

Definition of Kandahar

city at an elevation of about 3300 feet (about 1000 meters) in southeastern Afghanistan population 130,212

Learn More about Kandahar

Statistics for Kandahar

Cite this Entry

“Kandahar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kandahar. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Kandahar

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Kandahar

Comments on Kandahar

What made you want to look up Kandahar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of probity?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!