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KENTUCKY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Kentucky mean? 

KENTUCKY (noun)
  The noun KENTUCKY has 1 sense:

1. a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses

  Familiarity information: KENTUCKY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


KENTUCKY (noun)


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Meaning:

A state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Bluegrass State; Kentucky; KY

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "Kentucky"):

Mammoth Cave National Park (a national park in Kentucky having a large cavern and an underground river)

Cumberland; Cumberland River (a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky)

Paducah (a town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River)

Owensboro (a town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River; a tobacco market)

Louisville (the largest city in Kentucky; located in north central Kentucky on the Ohio river; site of the Kentucky Derby)

Lexington (a city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses)

capital of Kentucky; Frankfort (the capital of Kentucky; located in northern Kentucky)

Bowling Green (a town in southern Kentucky)

Tennessee; Tennessee River (a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky)

Holonyms ("Kentucky" is a part of...):

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


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