Definitions of kappa

  1. the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet

Usage examples for kappa

  1. But the year following its publication the remarkable Phi Beta Kappa address at Cambridge, on the American Scholar, electrified the little public of the university. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  2. His splendid oration pronounced August 26, 1824, at Cambridge, before the Society of Phi Beta Kappa closing with the beautiful apostrophe to Lafayette, who was present, placed him before the public as one of the greatest and most accomplished orators who had ever appeared in America. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  3. Who is going to the Kappa Phi dance at Winsted?" – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  4. In July, 1881, sitting under the trees, Miss Anthony and I read and discussed Wendell Phillips' magnificent speech before the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Harvard College. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  5. Such is the subject of this letter, and I am happy to recommend Betty Broadstreet of Greencastle, Indiana, for the Tri Kappa State Scholarship. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett