geographical name

Ken·​tucky kən-ˈtə-kē How to pronounce Kentucky (audio)
river 259 miles (417 kilometers) long in the north central part of the state of Kentucky flowing northwest into the Ohio River
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
artificial lake formed by the Kentucky Dam in the Tennessee River in southwestern Kentucky extending into northwestern Tennessee
Kentuckian adjective or noun

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“Kentucky.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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