Kharkov

[ kahr-kawf, -kof; Russian khahr-kuh f ]
/ ˈkɑr kɔf, -kɒf; Russian ˈxɑr kəf /

noun

a city in NE Ukraine: former capital of Ukraine.

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Kharkov
/ (Russian ˈxarjkəf) /

noun

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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