Kish definition

kĭsh
An ancient city of Mesopotamia in the Euphrates River valley of present-day central Iraq. Its extensive ruins have yielded valuable archaeological evidence about Sumerian culture.
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A basket used in Ireland, mainly for carrying turf.

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The graphite formed incidentally in iron smelting.
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An ancient city of Sumer, located some 12 km east of Babylon, and 80 km south of Baghdad.
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(place) Ancient Sumerian city on the Euphrates in what is now central Iraq: fl. c. 4000 b.c.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of kish - keesh

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kish
Plural:
kishes

Origin of kish

  • From Irish cis, ceis (“basket, hamper”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Compare German Kies gravel, pyrites.

    From Wiktionary