kurgan

noun kur·gan \ ku̇r-ˈgän , -ˈgan \

Definition of kurgan

:a burial mound of eastern Europe or Siberia

Origin and Etymology of kurgan

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish kurgan fortress, castle


Kurgan

geographical name Kur·gan \ ku̇r-ˈgan , -ˈgän \

Definition of Kurgan

city on the Tobol River and the Trans-Siberian Railroad in southwestern Russia in Asia population 333,600

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