Kiev

/ (ˈkiːɛf, Russian ˈkijɪf) /

noun

the capital of Ukraine, on the Dnieper River: formed the first Russian state by the late 9th century; university (1834). Pop: 2 623 000 (2005 est)

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Kiev
[ (kee-ef, kee-ev) ]

Capital of Ukraine in the north-central region of the country on the Dnieper River; a major manufacturing and transportation center.

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