Kish

Kish may refer to:

Geography

*Kish Island, an Iranian island and a city in the Persian Gulf
*Kish (Sumer), an ancient city in Sumer, now in Iraq
*Kish Bank, a shallow in the Irish Sea
*Kiş, Khojavend, Azerbaijan
*Kiş, Shaki, Azerbaijan

People

*Kish (Bible), a person in the Bible
*Leslie Kish, a statistician
*Kish (rapper), a Canadian one-hit wonder hip hop musician
*Kish, a figure in the Book of Mormon

Miscellaneous

*Church of Kish, a church in the village of Kish, Azerbaijan
*Kish, a byproduct in steelmaking, used to synthesize graphite
*Kish (Tokyo Mew Mew), an antagonist in the manga and anime series "Tokyo Mew Mew"
*Kish Air, an Iranian airline
*Kish Cypher, a method for secure communication

ee also

*Kesh
*Kitsch


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  • KISH — L’ancienne ville de Kish, située à une vingtaine de kilomètres à l’est de Babylone, est un des grands sites mésopotamiens de la première moitié du KISH IIIe millénaire. À en croire la Liste royale, elle aurait été le siège de la première dynastie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kish — bezeichnet eine iranische Insel und Stadt am persischen Golf Kish (Insel) eine Untiefe und Fischfangregion im irischen Meer, siehe Kish Bank, naheliegend ist der Kish Leuchtturm eine Kohlenstoffabscheidung, wenn flüssiges Eisen zu schnell… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • KISH — (Heb. קִיש), Benjaminite from Gibeah, father of King Saul. He is variously described as the son of Abiel (I Sam. 9:1), Jeiel (I Chron. 9:35), and Ner (I Chron. 8:33; 9:39). In I Chronicles 9:35 Jeiel is the keri for the ketiv Jeuel, the latter… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • kish — kish·en; kish·i·nev; kish·ke; kish; kish·on; …   English syllables

  • kish — /kish/, n. Metall. 1. a mixture of graphite and slag separated from and floating on the surface of molten pig iron or cast iron as it cools. 2. dross on the surface of molten lead. [1805 15; < G Kies gravel, pyrites; akin to OE cisel gravel] * *… …   Universalium

  • Kish — /kish/, n. an ancient Sumerian and Akkadian city: its site is 8 mi. (13 km) east of the site of Babylon in S Iraq. * * * Ancient Mesopotamian city state located east of Babylon in what is now south central Iraq. It lay on the Euphrates River… …   Universalium

  • Kish — Kish, n. [Cf. G. kies gravel, pyrites.] (Min.) A workman s name for the graphite which forms incidentally in iron smelting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kish — [kish] ancient Sumerian city on the Euphrates in what is now central Iraq: fl. c. 4000 B.C …   English World dictionary

  • kish|ka — kish|ke or kish|ka «KIHSH kuh», noun. Jewish Cookery. a casing of beef or fowl, stuffed with a spicy flour mixture and roasted. It is served as a side dish or as an hors d oeuvre. ╂[< Yiddish kishke] …   Useful english dictionary

  • kish|ke — or kish|ka «KIHSH kuh», noun. Jewish Cookery. a casing of beef or fowl, stuffed with a spicy flour mixture and roasted. It is served as a side dish or as an hors d oeuvre. ╂[< Yiddish kishke] …   Useful english dictionary


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