Kievan

[ kee-ef-uh n, -ev-uh n ]
/ ˈki ɛf ən, -ɛv ən /

adjective

of or relating to Kiev.
of or relating to the period in Russian history (11th and 12th centuries) when Kiev was the political center of a loose federation of states: Kievan Russia.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Kiev.

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Origin of Kievan

First recorded in 1925–30; Kiev + -an
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