- a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland.
Examples from the Web for lviv
Contemporary Examples of 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