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  1. Katherinenoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek, a popular spelling variant of Catherine.

    SAVAGE - - - His aim was to appear great in little things, and the gravity with which he discusses the origin, derivation, &c of the name Katherine, whether it should be spelt with a K or a C, at which time the letter k was introduced, and the double l in Balliol, is truly wonderful. - - - By his wife, Lady Mary Sandys, he left issue Henry, Edwin, John, Katherine, and Thomas

  2. Katherinenoun

    A placename given to a river and a town in Northern Territory, Australia.


  1. Katherine

    Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. It is situated on the Katherine River in the "Top End", 320 kilometres southeast of Darwin. It is the fourth largest settlement in the Territory and the third largest and southernmost major settlement in the Top End. Katherine had an urban population of 5,849 on the 2006 Census night. Katherine is also the closest major town to RAAF Base Tindal located 17 km southeast and provides education, health, local government services and employment opportunities for the families of Defence personnel stationed there. At the 2006 Census, the base had a residential population of 677, with 24.5% of the workforce engaged in employment outside of defence, the majority commuting to work in Katherine. Beginning as an outpost established with the Australian Overland Telegraph Line on the North-South transport route between Darwin and Adelaide, Katherine has grown with the development of transport and local industries including mining - particularly gold mining; a strategic military function with RAAF Base Tindal; also as a tourism gateway to the attractions of nearby Nitmiluk National Park, particularly Katherine Gorge and its many ancient rock paintings. The region is known to experience heavy flooding during "the wet season".

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  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Katherine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Katherine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Chris Pratt:

    America’s exceptional armed forces have altered the course of the world for the better. From the Union Army defeating slave owning confederates, to the Greatest Generation and Katherine Schwarzenegger Allies vanquishing the Nazis or our special operators hunting down the perpetrators of 9/11. We count the names of each fallen solider lest they be countless. They are the good guys. They run to the sound of gunfire. They know pain and suffering we never will.

  2. Gregory Blaney:

    Its an honor the NASA IVV Programs primary facility now carries Katherine Johnsons name, its a way for us to recognize Katherines career and contributions not just during Black History Month, but every day, every year.

  3. Erin Foster:

    So Katherine McPhee wrote me the other day, Katherine McPhee was like, Is there anything that I can be doing to help you prepare( for the wedding) ? and I said, Yes. Vocal exercises. Prepare your voice because you will be performing. Shes like, OK.

  4. Sister Ralph:

    Mother Mary, Mother Katherine and my mother, i'm cool now.

  5. Ryan Girdusky:

    Certainly, to crack down on sanctuary cities, i don't think that Katherine Steinle's death would have gotten the coverage it did had Donald Trump not been speaking about this.

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