- a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland.
German Lemberg.Polish Lwów [lvoof] /lvuf/.Ukrainian Lviv [lveef] /lvif/.
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- the Polish 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