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O·ka

 (ō-kä′)
A river, about 1,500 km (930 mi) long, of western Russia flowing north, east, and northeast to join the Volga River near Nizhny Novgorod.

oka

(ˈəʊkə) or

oke

n
1. (Units) a unit of weight used in Turkey, equal to about 2.75 pounds or 1.24 kilograms
2. (Units) a unit of liquid measure used in Turkey, equal to about 1.3 pints or 0.75 litres
[C17: from Turkish ōqah, from Arabic ūqiyah, probably from Greek ounkia; perhaps related to Latin uncia one twelfth; see ounce1]

Oka

(ˈəʊkə)
n
(Cookery) a brine-cured Canadian cheese
[named after Oka, Quebec, where it is made at a monastery]

o•ka1

(ˈoʊ kə)

also oke



n., pl. o•kas.
1. a unit of weight in Turkey and neighboring countries, equal to about 2¾ pounds (1.25 kilograms).
2. a unit of liquid measure, equal to about 1? U.S. liquid quarts (1.26 liters).
[1615–25; < Italian occa < Turkish okka < Arabic (compare ūquiyya) < Greek ounkíā, c. Latin uncia; see ounce1]

o•ka2

(ˈoʊ kə)

n., pl. o•kas.

O•ka

(oʊˈkɑ)

n.
a river in the central Russian Federation in Europe, flowing NE to the Volga at Nizhni Novgorod. 950 mi. (1530 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oka - a Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds
weight unit, weight - a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
2.oka - a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints
liquid measure, liquid unit - a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)
3.oka - South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers
oxalis, sorrel, wood sorrel - any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis
References in classic literature ?
Lanskoy informed the commander in chief that the army supplies were for the most part stored along the Oka in the Tula and Ryazan provinces, and that if they retreated on Nizhni the army would be separated from its supplies by the broad river Oka, which cannot be crossed early in winter.