Kung

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or !Kung

[ koong ]
/ kʊŋ /

noun, plural Kungs, (especially collectively) Kung.

a member of a San people of the Kalahari desert basin of southern Africa.

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Definition for Kung (2 of 3)

Kung2
[ koong, goong ]
/ kʊŋ, gʊŋ /

noun

H. H. K'ung Hsiang-hsi; Kong Xiangxi, 1881–1967, Chinese financier and statesman.
Prince, 1833–98, Chinese statesman of the late Ch'ing dynasty.

Definition for Kung (3 of 3)

Küng
[ koong; German kyng ]
/ kʊŋ; German küŋ /

noun

Hans, born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian and writer: critic of papal authority.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kung

Küng
/ (kʊŋ) /

noun

Hans. born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian, who questioned the doctrine of infallibility: his licence to teach was withdrawn in 1979. His books include Global Responsibility (1991)
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