Kyiv

geographical name
Ky·​iv | \ ˈkēv How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) , ˈki-yē-ü How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) \
variants: or Kiev \ ˈkē-​ˌef How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) , -​ˌev , -​if ; ˈkēv \ or less commonly Kyyiv \ ˈki-​yē-​ü How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) \

Definition of Kyiv

city on the Dnieper River in Ukraine population 2,800,000

Note: Kyiv is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine.

Other Words from Kyiv

Kyivan \ ˈkē-​vən How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) \ or Kievan \ ˈkē-​ˌe-​fən How to pronounce Kyiv (audio) , -​vən \ adjective or noun

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“Kyiv.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kyiv. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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