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Zhitomir

or Zhy·to·myr

[zhi-taw-myir]
noun
  1. a city in central Ukraine, W of Kiev.
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Examples from the Web for zhitomir

Historical Examples

  • The assistants of the Commissar were at the time away on duty, and Iordansky himself in Zhitomir.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin

  • Soon the duty of guarding us was given to the cadets of the 2nd Zhitomir School of 2nd Lieutenants.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin

  • Both published their collections in Zhitomir in 1869, and Gordon wrote an introductory poem for the book of his friend Berenstein.

  • The policemen began to tell them that "they would answer for me," since the constabulary had ordered them to get me to Zhitomir.


British Dictionary definitions for zhitomir

Zhitomir

noun
  1. a city in central Ukraine; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
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