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Kuban

[koo-ban; Russian koo-bahn]
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noun
  1. a river flowing NW from the Caucasus Mountains to the Black and the Azov seas. 512 miles (825 km) long.
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Ancient Hyp·a·nis [hip-uh-nis] /ˈhɪp ə nɪs/.
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Examples from the Web for kuban

Historical Examples

  • Probably Kuban was making a rush at his foe, while I tried to get him by the neck.

    Dariel

    R. D. Blackmore

  • I should be sorry to have to fight Kuban and Orla, with a police-staff.

    Dariel

    R. D. Blackmore

  • You must now take Kuban in your arms, and follow this gentleman into the fort.

    Dariel

    R. D. Blackmore

  • He lived and fought with this belief, and died for it on the banks of the Kuban.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin

  • I have secured the figures for the Province of Kuban, in the Caucasus.

    The Romance of the Reaper

    Herbert Newton Casson


British Dictionary definitions for kuban

Kuban

noun
  1. a river in SW Russia, rising in the Caucasus Mountains and flowing north and northwest to the Sea of Azov. Length: 906 km (563 miles)
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