Origin of Kir
Examples from the Web for kir
He marched out against Damascus and took it, and carried away the inhabitants to Kir, and slew Rezin.The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)|Max Duncker
You will mourn for the raisin cakes of Kir Hareseth, utterly stricken.
Rezon was slain, Damascus given over to plunder and ruin, and its inhabitants transported to Kir.Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce
The word Cyrnos itself has been derived from the Phœnician, Kir—horn, promontory.Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2|Ferdinand Gregorovius
Kir Kaian lies to the west of Fardan, on the road to Tubaran.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
Word Origin for kir
"white wine and crème de cassis," 1966 (popular in U.S. 1980s), from Canon Felix Kir (1876-1968), mayor of Dijon, who is said to have invented the recipe.