Kitchener definition by Webster's New World
Kitchener, (Horatio) Herbert 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum 1850-1916; Brit. military officer & statesman, born in Ireland
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city in SE Ontario, Canada: pop. 178,000
Origin: after (Horatio) Herbert Kitchener
Kitchener definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southern Ontario, Canada, west-southwest of Toronto. Settled by Mennonites (1806) and by Germans who named it Berlin in 1825, it was renamed in honor of Lord Kitchener in 1916. Population: 205,000.
, Horatio Herbert. First Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and of Broome. 1850-1916.
British soldier and colonial administrator who led Egyptian troops in the retaking of the Sudan (1898), brought the Boer War (1899-1902) to a conclusion, and served as secretary for war (1914-1916) during World War I.