[kee-ef-uh n, -ev-uh n]
- 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.
- a native or inhabitant of Kiev.
Origin of Kievan
First recorded in 1925–30; Kiev
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018