Definition of Ukraine
country E Europe on N coast of Black Sea; a constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1923–91 ∗ Kiev area 233,089 square miles (603,701 square kilometers), pop 45,858,000
Usage Discussion of ukraine
In the past Ukraine was frequently referred to as the Ukraine; however, since Ukraine declared independence in 1991, most newspapers and magazines have adopted the style of referring to Ukraine without the the, and this has become the more common styling.
Variants of ukraine
Ukrayina\ˌü-krä-ˈyē-nä\ or chiefly formerly
UKRAINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Ukraine for English Language Learners
: country in Europe
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