• WordNet 3.6
    • n Kentuckian a native or resident of Kentucky
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • kentuckian Of or pertaining to Kentucky, one of the southern United States, bordering on the Ohio.
    • n kentuckian A native or an inhabitant of Kentucky.
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In literature:

The new arrival, who was destined to be the principal figure in the tragic scenes about to be enacted, was a Kentuckian, named Reid.
"Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches" by Edwin Eastman
He is a Kentuckian, and his sketches and stories have so far all dealt with life in his native State.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
Mr. Fearon, who visited this place in the year 1817, does not speak favourably of the character of the Kentuckians.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Trabue, commanding a brigade of Kentuckians, was comparatively fresh.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
It is too human, too noble, too great, for the tall Kentuckian.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
The Indians advanced as their opposers withdrew, and kept up the fire until the Kentuckians emerged from the woods into the open ground.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 1 January 1848" by Various
The Dunnings were Kentuckians.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
Typical Kentuckian and all that.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
The New Englanders grew grim; the Kentuckians fumed and swore.
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
They were as absolute in their convictions as a Kentuckian.
"Money Magic" by Hamlin Garland
Shelbyville was founded by Kentuckians; some of the old State's best families were represented there.
"The Bondboy" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
I had my best horse, a thoroughbred Kentuckian, fed at once.
"Campaign of Battery D, First Rhode Island light artillery." by Ezra Knight Parker
He was from Kentucky, and henceforth all Kentuckians were to be killed.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
The rest of the Kentuckians and two or three thousand Tennesseeans (and some odds and ends) were stopped at Bowlinggreen.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
Indeed they were striving to extend their lines and turn the right of the Kentuckians so that their retreat would be cut off.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
The old Kentuckian declared that he was a "Union man," and that he would demand of the Government full revenge for this outrage.
"Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) His Transformation From A Raw Recruit To A Veteran" by John McElroy
Who ever heard of a Kentuckian objectin' to folks goin' through his house!
"The Land of Long Ago" by Eliza Calvert Hall
Proctor allowed his Indians to massacre the wounded prisoners, most of whom were Kentuckians.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Kentuckians, however, have not the grace of easy forgiveness, and also have a fixed determination to attend to their own affairs.
"The Loves of Ambrose" by Margaret Vandercook
The Kentuckians here were aware of our coming, and seemed determined to make the most of us.
"My First Campaign" by J. W. Grant

In news:

Conway Reminds Kentuckians to Give Wisely.
The Democratic National Convention in Denver is underway and Kentuckians are in the thick of things.
Kentuckians Even More Embarrassed .
Kentuckians are often cool to endorsements by either politicians or media outlets that feel the need to make such pronouncements.
What Do Kentuckians Think of Louisville's ACC Move.
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth will make a presentation of equal-rights measure that has been adopted in three cities.
Eastern Kentuckians Lead General Assembly.
Eastern Kentuckians Lead General Assembly .
Many Kentuckians appreciated early spring conditions in March and April.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Like Hunter Thompson, I'm a native Kentuckian, and an honorary Kentucky Colonel.
Actress/activist Ashley Judd has adopted causes that, however worthy, are national as opposed to Kentuckian in scope.
What Do Kentuckians Think of Louisville 's ACC Move.
Senator McConnell will hold that post for the 113th Congress, continuing to be only the second Kentuckian to ever lead his party in the US Senate.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. As a native Central Kentuckian, I'm thrilled to be working here in the Bluegrass.
Voter approval in Colorado and Washington of ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana has encouraged Kentuckians to increase their efforts to bring industrial hemp back to a state where it was once a major cash crop.