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Kitch·e·ner

 (kĭch′nər, kĭch′ə-nər)
A city of southern Ontario, Canada, west-southwest of Toronto. It was settled by German Mennonites in 1805.
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Kitchener

(ˈkɪtʃɪnə)
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(Placename) an industrial town in SE Canada, in S Ontario: founded in 1806 as Dutch Sand Hills, it was renamed Berlin in 1830 and Kitchener in 1916. Pop: 190 399 (2001)

Kitchener

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(Biography) Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum. 1850–1916, British field marshal. As head of the Egyptian army (1892–98), he expelled the Mahdi from Sudan (1898), occupying Khartoum; he also commanded British forces (1900–02) in the Boer War and (1902–09) in India. He conducted the mobilization of the British army for World War I as war minister (1914–16); he was drowned on his way to Russia
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Kitch•e•ner

(ˈkɪtʃ ə nər)

n.
1. Horatio Herbert (1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and of Broome), 1850–1916, English field marshal and statesman.
2. a city in S Ontario, in SE Canada. 168,282.
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It was a feeble muddling with food over wood fires in rusty drawing-room fireplaces; for the kitcheners burnt too much.
Against the wrinkly mirror stood pictures of General Kitchener, William Muldoon, the Duchess of Marlborough, and Benvenuto Cellini.
Straight and slender and tall, with a look of sorrowful reproach on his handsome, melancholy face, General Kitchener fixed his wonderful eyes on her out of his gilt photograph frame on the dresser.
Next door to Sally's Aunt Jane, in a cosy little cottage with a wonderful little garden, lived Thomas Kitchener, a large, grave, self-sufficing young man, who, by sheer application to work, had become already, though only twenty-five, second gardener at the Hall.
Tom Kitchener, meanwhile, observed the invasion with growing dismay.
He's Kitchener's own man, and this," he added, looking at the letter, "must be his work!"
To hear the out-door clerks sneezing, wheezing, and beating their feet on the gravel was a zest far surpassing Doctor Kitchener's.
We sat in the parlor of Charley Roberts' pub in Apia, drinking long Abu Hameds compounded and shared with us by the aforesaid Charley Roberts, who claimed the recipe direct from Stevens, famous for having invented the Abu Hamed at a time when he was spurred on by Nile thirst--the Stevens who was responsible for "With Kitchener to Kartoun," and who passed out at the siege of Ladysmith.
Through this same portal, within these very marble halls, had Gray and Chamberlin and Kitchener and Shaw, perhaps, come and gone with the other great ones of the past.
Look at Ivory Nelson, look at Davy Crockett, look at Paul Jones, look at Clive, an' Kitchener, an' Fremont, an' Kit Carson, an' all of 'em."

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