[ kahr-kawf, -kof; Russian khahr-kuhf ]
/ ˈkɑr kɔf, -kɒf; Russian ˈxɑr kəf /
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the Russian name of Kharkiv.
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Words nearby Kharkov
Khanty, khapra beetle, kharif, Kharijite, Kharkiv, Kharkov, Khartoum, Khartoum North, Khasi, Khaskovo, khat
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How to use Kharkov in a sentence
Her next adversary was the Kharkov, a battle-ship nearly equal in guns and armor to herself, but not quite—by an inch."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
Was your vacation trip to Kharkov—was that a vacation, or did that result from any marital difficulty?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
If he had reported duly as he was required, could he have gone down to Kharkov or any other place that he might have wished to go?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Did she mention to you, or either of them mention to you, that Marina went to Kharkov on a vacation at one time?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
By twice, you mean this time you have described before you went to Kharkov and the other time when you had the baby?Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for Kharkov
/ (Russian ˈxarjkəf) /
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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