[kahr-kawf, -kof; Russian khahr-kuh f]
- a city in NE Ukraine: former capital of Ukraine.
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Examples from the Web for kharkov
"You will find out when you get to Kharkov," was the ungracious rejoinder.
They will take us to Kharkov and leave us at military headquarters.
Years had passed since he had last visited Kharkov, his native town.
But you are the last man I should have looked for in Kharkov.
We marched as far as Kharkov, but I'll be hanged if I remember anything else.A Family of Noblemen
- a city in E Ukraine: capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1917–34); university (1805). Pop: 1 436 000 (2005 est)
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