[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
Historical Examples of kharkov
Years had passed since he had last visited Kharkov, his native town.
They will take us to Kharkov and leave us at military headquarters.
But you are the last man I should have looked for in Kharkov.
"You will find out when you get to Kharkov," was the ungracious rejoinder.
We marched as far as Kharkov, but I'll be hanged if I remember anything else.
British Dictionary definitions for kharkov
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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