geographical name \ˈkēl\

Definition of Kiel

  1. 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 Kiel is the capital of Schleswig-Holstein.

  2. 2 or Nord–Ostsee \ˌnȯrt-ˌȯst-ˈzā\play 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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