[ lvawf ]

  1. the Russian name of Lviv.

Words Nearby Lvov Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Lvov in a sentence

  • Kerensky stepped into Lvov's position as Premier and continued to address himself to the task of bringing order out of the chaos.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo
  • If any coalition of the sort could succeed, the Cabinet headed by Prince Lvov might be expected to do so.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo
  • Anything like width of outlook or unreflecting feeling is foreign to Lvov.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov | Anton Chekhov
  • July 20—Kerensky becomes premier on resignation of Prince Lvov.

  • Prince Lvov summoned Kerensky to return to Petrograd at once, but warned him that he could not be responsible for his safety.

    The Russian Turmoil | Anton Ivanovich Denikin

British Dictionary definitions for Lvov


/ (ljvɔf) /

  1. 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

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