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Kharkov

[kahr-kawf, -kof; Russian khahr-kuh f]
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noun
  1. a city in NE Ukraine: former capital of Ukraine.
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Examples from the Web for kharkov

Historical Examples

  • Years had passed since he had last visited Kharkov, his native town.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • They will take us to Kharkov and leave us at military headquarters.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • But you are the last man I should have looked for in Kharkov.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • "You will find out when you get to Kharkov," was the ungracious rejoinder.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • We marched as far as Kharkov, but I'll be hanged if I remember anything else.

    A Family of Noblemen

    Mikhal Saltykov


British Dictionary definitions for kharkov

Kharkov

noun
  1. 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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