Kentucky

geographical name Ken·tucky \ kən-ˈtə-kē \

Definition of Kentucky

1 river 259 miles (417 kilometers) long in the north central part of the state of Kentucky flowing northwest into the Ohio River
2 state of the east central U.S. bordering Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois along the Ohio River and Missouri along the Mississippi River; capital Frankfort area 40,395 square miles (105,027 square kilometers), population 4,339,367
3 artificial lake formed by the Kentucky Dam in the Tennessee River in southwestern Kentucky extending into northwestern Tennessee

Kentuckian

play \-kē-ən\ adjective or noun


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