[ kah-see ]

  1. Kingdom of, an ancient kingdom of N India, the capital at present-day Varanasi; flourished in the 8th–6th centuries b.c.

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How to use Kasi in a sentence

  • They are Kasi's yaks coming from some blind valley which no one but a hunter or mountaineer would have imagined to exist.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa | Edmund Candler
  • Kasi, being an important official, receives from the Bhutan Government forty maunds of barley and forty maunds of rice annually.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa | Edmund Candler
  • It chanced that the King of Kasi (Benares) had three fair daughters whose swayamvara was being proclaimed.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • Kasi Mollah suddenly reined in his flying horse and stopped short, allowing them to escape.

  • Hariśchandra is hoping to reach the temple of Vis Wanàth3 at Kasi and invoke his aid to pay the gold.

    Demonology and Devil-lore | Moncure Daniel Conway