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UKRAINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ukraine mean? 

UKRAINE (noun)
  The noun UKRAINE has 1 sense:

1. a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century

  Familiarity information: UKRAINE used as a noun is very rare.


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UKRAINE (noun)


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Meaning:

A republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Ukraine; Ukrayina

Instance hypernyms:

country; land; state (the territory occupied by a nation)

Meronyms (parts of "Ukraine"):

Dnieper; Dnieper River (a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea)

Danau; Danube; Danube River (the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea)

Carpathian Mountains; Carpathians (a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area)

Odesa; Odessa (a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea)

Kharkiv; Kharkov (a city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine)

Chernobyl (a city in north central Ukraine; site of a major disaster at a nuclear power plant (26 April 1986))

Donbas; Donbass; Donets Basin (an industrial region in the Ukraine)

Donetsk; Donetske; Stalino (an industrial city in the Donets Basin)

capital of the Ukraine; Kiev; Kyyiv (capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center)

Crimea (a Ukrainian peninsula between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov)

Meronyms (members of "Ukraine"):

Ukranian (a native or inhabitant of the Ukraine)

Holonyms ("Ukraine" is a part of...):

Europe (the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use 'Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles)

Holonyms ("Ukraine" is a member of...):

CIS; Commonwealth of Independent States (an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991)


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