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Meaning of Kentucky

Ken•tuck•y

Pronunciation: (kun-tuk'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the E central United States. 3,661,433; 40,395 sq. mi. (104,625 sq. km). Cap.: Frankfort. Abbr.: KY (for use with zip code), Ken., Ky.
  2. a river flowing NW from E Kentucky to the Ohio River. 259 mi. (415 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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