Map of US highlighting Kentucky


Proper Noun

  • state USA (country) ; largest city: Louisville. Formally known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, one of four such states known as Commonwealths.
  • village on the Northern Tablelands (region) New South Wales (state) Australia (country).
  • University of Kentucky.
  • The Kentucky River, river USA (country), a tributary of the Ohio River.
  • An in .


Similar words

  • Bluegrass State
  • Corn-cracker State
  • Dark and Bloody Ground State
  • Hemp State
  • Kaintuck
  • Tobacco State


  • Unclear. Possibly from an word meaning "prairie"; compare Mohawk kenhtà:ke, Seneca gëdá'geh.

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