- a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland.
German Lemberg.Polish Lwów [lvoof] /lvuf/.Ukrainian Lviv [lveef] /lvif/.
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Examples from the Web for lviv
Earlier this week, Stakhiv was busy setting up five tents around Lviv for this month's election campaign.
He and a few other activists were tried for beating demonstrators in Lviv on November 7, 1997.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side
September 19, 2014
Dubbed the “Lviv of the East” by the Ukrainian press, the city has instead seen a resurgence of patriotism in the last months.The Town Determined to Stop Putin
June 12, 2014
Aleksandra Lisowska was kidnapped from a small town not far from Lviv.Cossacks: The Cowboys of Crimea
March 12, 2014
I personally prefer the Ukrainian official flag, and the emblem of Lviv—a kind looking lion—to a Swastika.
- the Ukrainian name for Lvov
- an industrial city in W Ukraine: it has belonged to Poland (1340–1772; 1919–39), Austria (1772–1918), Germany (1939–45), and the Soviet Union (1945–91); Ukrainian cultural centre, with a university (1661). Pop: 719 000 (2005 est)Ukrainian name: Lviv Polish name: Lwów German name: Lemberg