Smith's Bible Dictionary
Kir'iah. Apparently an ancient or archaic word, meaning a city or town. It may be compared to the word "burg" or "bury" in our own language. Closely related to Kiriah is Kereth, apparently a Phoenician form, which occurs occasionally. Job 29:7; Proverbs 8:3. As a proper name, it appears in the Bible under the forms of Kerioth, Kartah, Kartan, besides those immediately following.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Kiriah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/k/kiriah.html. 1901.