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kurgan 1

Pronunciation: /ko͝orˈɡän/ Pronunciation: /-ˈɡan/

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

Relating to the ancient Kurgans.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: kur·gan

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There are 2 main definitions of kurgan in English:

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Kurgan 2

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

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Syllabification: Kur·gan

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