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Kentucky

Line breaks: Ken|tucky
Pronunciation: /kɛnˈtʌki
 
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Definition of Kentucky in English:

A state in the south-eastern US; population 4,269,245 (est. 2008); capital, Frankfort. Ceded by the French to the British in 1763, Kentucky entered the Union as the 15th state in 1792.

Derivatives

Kentuckian

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adjective
Example sentences
  • Down here on the farm, we're also proud to claim him as a brother Kentuckian.
  • One of Lincoln's Illinois friends, Norman Judd, was gathering support for Joseph Holt, the Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army and a Kentuckian, for the second spot on the ticket.
  • Born a true Kentuckian, Anne was not very independent.

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