Kentucky

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

Definition of Kentucky

  1. 1 river 259 miles (417 kilometers) long in the north central part of the state of Kentucky flowing northwest into the Ohio River

  2. 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 — see also 2kentuckian

  3. 3 artificial lake formed by the Kentucky Dam in the Tennessee River in southwestern Kentucky extending into northwestern Tennessee

Kentuckian

play \-kē-ən\ adj or noun

KENTUCKY Defined for English Language Learners

Kentucky

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

Definition of Kentucky for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.



Seen and Heard

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