- a city in central Ukraine, W of Kiev.
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Examples from the Web for zhitomir
The assistants of the Commissar were at the time away on duty, and Iordansky himself in Zhitomir.
Soon the duty of guarding us was given to the cadets of the 2nd Zhitomir School of 2nd Lieutenants.
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.
- a city in central Ukraine; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)