- a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland.
German Lemberg.Polish Lwów [lvoof] /lvuf/.Ukrainian Lviv [lveef] /lvif/.
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Anything like width of outlook or unreflecting feeling is foreign to Lvov.
We know of his order, and also know of the false report that our line to the South-East of Lvov has been broken.
Your telegram of to-day shows that you have now altered your previous decision, communicated in your name by Savinkov and Lvov.
Lvov is honest and straightforward, and he blurts out the truth without sparing himself.
Kerensky stepped into Lvov's position as Premier and continued to address himself to the task of bringing order out of the chaos.Bolshevism
- an industrial city in W Ukraine: it has belonged to Poland (1340–1772; 1919–39), Austria (1772–1918), Germany (1939–45), and the Soviet Union (1945–91); Ukrainian cultural centre, with a university (1661). Pop: 719 000 (2005 est)Ukrainian name: Lviv Polish name: Lwów German name: Lemberg
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