follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

Kuban

[koo-ban; Russian koo-bahn] /kuˈbæn; Russian kuˈbɑn/
noun
1.
a river flowing NW from the Caucasus Mountains to the Black and the Azov seas. 512 miles (825 km) long.
Ancient Hypanis [hip-uh-nis] /ˈhɪp ə nɪs/ (Show IPA).
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
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
  • His one idea of diplomacy and war is a thousand Kuban Cossacks at full speed.

    The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
  • He lived and fought with this belief, and died for it on the banks of the Kuban.

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • You must now take Kuban in your arms, and follow this gentleman into the fort.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • I have secured the figures for the Province of Kuban, in the Caucasus.

    The Romance of the Reaper Herbert Newton Casson
  • Once across the Kuban or the Terek, he never felt sure of his life, for there was always a Circassian lying in wait for him.

    Life of Schamyl John Milton Mackie
  • A Russian army invaded the province of Kuban and defeated a Turkish army there, and occupied the whole of the province.

  • This ingenious and successful stratagem is still cited with admiration on the banks of the Kuban.

  • The Caucasians have never lacked arms, and with money they can always get powder, even from the Cossacks of the Kuban.

British Dictionary definitions for Kuban

Kuban

/Russian kuˈbanj/
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Kuban

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Kuban

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for kuban