I. \\ˈkərch\ noun (-es)
Etymology: Middle English kerche, short for kerchef
: kerchief 1a
II. \\ˈkerch\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Kerch, Crimea, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
: of or from the city of Kerch, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : of the kind or style prevalent in Kerch

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  • KERCH — (in antiquity, Panticapaeum), port at the eastern extremity of Crimea, Ukraine. A Jewish settlement appears to have existed on this spot during the period of the independent kingdom of Bosphorus (fifth century B.C.E.) but the earliest extant… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kerch — /kerch/; Russ. /kyerddch/, n. 1. a seaport in E Crimea, in S Ukraine, on Kerch Strait. 157,000. 2. a strait connecting the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. 25 mi. (40 km) long. * * * ▪ Ukraine also spelled  Kerč , ancient (Greek)  Panticapaion , or …   Universalium

  • Kerch — [kerch] seaport in W Crimea, on a strait (Kerch Strait) connecting the Black Sea & the Sea of Azov: pop. 178,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Kerch — Infobox Settlement settlement type = city subdivision type = Country subdivision name = UKR subdivision type1 = Region subdivision name1 = Crimea timezone = EET utc offset = +2 timezone DST = EEST utc offset DST = +3 official name = Kerch native… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerch — Керч Kerch Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kerch — Original name in latin Kerch Name in other language Bospor, Bospora, Gorad Kerch, KERCH , KHC, Kerc, Kerce, Kerch, Kerch , Kerch’, Kerci, Kerco, Kercs, Kercz, Keric, Keritch, Keri Kertch, Kertj, Kerts, Kertsch, Kertsj, Kertx, Kert Ker Kero, Ker… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Kerch — Kertch Kertch Керч …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kerch — noun A city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, on the shore of Kerch Strait; an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine. Syn: Panticapaeum …   Wiktionary

  • Kerch — Kerç (Crimean Tatar, Azeri, Turkish), Kerch Керч (Ukrainian), Kerch Керчь (Russian), Kercz (Polish), Kerci (Romanian), Kertš (Finnish), Kertsch (German), Krč (older Croatian) …   Names of cities in different languages

  • Kerch — geographical name 1. peninsula S Ukraine projecting E from Crimea 2. city & port Ukraine in E Crimea on Kerch Strait population 178,000 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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