There are 2 definitions of kurgan in English:

kurgan1

Syllabification: kur·gan
Pronunciation: /ko͝orˈɡän, -ˈɡan
 
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noun

Archaeology
1A prehistoric burial mound or barrow of a type found in southern Russia and Ukraine.
1.1 (Kurgan) A member of the ancient people who built kurgans.

adjective

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Relating to the ancient Kurgans.

Origin

Russian, of Turkic origin; compare with Turkish kurgan 'castle'.

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Pronunciation: ˌanəˈmalˌkyo͞ol
noun
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There are 2 definitions of kurgan in English:

Kurgan2

Syllabification: Kur·gan
Pronunciation: /ko͝orˈɡän
 
/
A city in central Russia, commercial center for an agricultural region; population 324,100 (est. 2008).

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Word of the day animalcule
Pronunciation: ˌanəˈmalˌkyo͞ol
noun
a microscopic animal