noun pl. k's,
- The 11th letter of the modern English alphabet.
- Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter k.
- The 11th in a series.
- Something shaped like the letter K.
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also Mount God·win Aus·ten
A peak in the Karakoram Range of northern Kashmir in the region controlled by Pakistan. At 8,611 m (28,251 ft), it is the second-highest mountain in the world. It was designated K2 in 1856 because it was the second Karakoram peak to be measured for height and was later (1888) named for Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), a British surveyor.