Mykolayiv

geographical name
My·​ko·​la·​yiv | \ ˌmē-kə-ˈlä-yif How to pronounce Mykolayiv (audio) \
variants: or Nikolayev \ ˌnē-​kə-​ˈlä-​yif How to pronounce Nikolayev (audio) \

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city and port at a confluence of rivers in southern Ukraine population 496,000

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“Mykolayiv.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mykolayiv. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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