HyperDic: ukraine

English > 1 sense of the word Ukraine:
NOUNlocationUkraine, Ukrayinaa republic in southeastern Europe
Ukraine > pronunciation
Soundsyuwkrey'n
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English > Ukraine: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century.
SynonymUkrayina
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Member ofCommonwealth of Independent States, CISAn alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
MembersUkranianA native or inhabitant of the Ukraine
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsCarpathians, Carpathian MountainsA mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania
ChernobylA city in north central Ukraine
CrimeaA Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Danube, Danube River, DanauThe 2nd longest European river (after the Volga)
Dnieper, Dnieper RiverA river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Donets Basin, Donbass, DonbasAn industrial region in the Ukraine
Donetsk, Donetske, StalinoAn industrial city in the Donets Basin
Kharkov, KharkivA city in northeastern Ukraine
Kyyiv, Kiev, capital of the UkraineCapital and largest city of the Ukraine
Odessa, OdesaA port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
SpanishUcrania, Ukraine
CatalanUcraína, Ucraïna, Ucrania
AdjectivesUkrainianof or relating to or characteristic of Ukraine or its people or culture

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