Kiel

geographical name \ ˈkēl \

Definition of Kiel

1 city and port on Kiel Harbor, an inlet of the Baltic Sea on the southeastern coast of the Jutland Peninsula, northern Germany population 235,800
Note: Kiel is the capital of Schleswig-Holstein .
2 or Nord-Ostsee play \ˌnȯrt-ˌȯst-ˈzā\ ship canal 61 miles (98 kilometers) long in northern Germany across the base of the Jutland Peninsula connecting the Baltic Sea and the North Sea

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