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Definition of King

King

  1. A Chinese musical instrument, consisting of resonant stones or metal plates, arranged according to their tones in a frame of wood, and struck with a hammer.
  2. A chief ruler; a sovereign; one invested with supreme authority over a nation, country, or tribe, usually by hereditary succession; a monarch; a prince.
  3. One who, or that which, holds a supreme position or rank; a chief among competitors; as, a railroad king; a money king; the king of the lobby; the king of beasts.
  4. A playing card having the picture of a king; as, the king of diamonds.
  5. The chief piece in the game of chess.
  6. A crowned man in the game of draughts.
  7. The title of two historical books in the Old Testament.
  8. To supply with a king; to make a king of; to raise to royalty.

King Quotations

World belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. World belongs to humanity.
Dalai Lama

I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
Dalai Lama

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
Helen Keller

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.
Chanakya

Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Denis Diderot
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King Translations

king in Afrikaans is dam, koning
king in Danish is dame
king in Dutch is dam, lady, jonkvrouw, vrouw
king in Finnish is kuningas
king in French is dame, roi
king in Latin is rex regis
king in Norwegian is konge
king in Portuguese is rei
king in Spanish is rey
king in Swedish is konung, kung

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