What does kiev mean?

Definitions for kiev
ˈki ɛf, -ɛvkiev

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kyyiv, Kiev, capital of the Ukrainenoun

    capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center

Wiktionary

  1. Kievnoun

    The capital of Ukraine

  2. Kievnoun

    The medieval principality centred on Kiev; the Kievan state or Kievan Rus

  3. Kievnoun

    Kiev province (oblast) of Ukraine

  4. Etymology: Киев, from the name of a legendary founder, Кий. Compare Київ, from Кий. (see Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv in Wikipedia)

Wikipedia

  1. kiev

    Kyiv ( KEE-yiv, KEEV; Ukrainian: Київ, pronounced [ˈkɪjiu̯] (listen)) or Kiev ( KEE-ev) is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. As of 1 January 2021, its population was 2,962,180, making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe.Kyiv is an important industrial, scientific, educational, and cultural center in Eastern Europe. It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions, and historical landmarks. The city has an extensive system of public transport and infrastructure, including the Kyiv Metro. The city's name is said to derive from the name of Kyi, one of its four legendary founders. During its history, Kyiv, one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, passed through several stages of prominence and obscurity. The city probably existed as a commercial center as early as the 5th century. A Slavic settlement on the great trade route between Scandinavia and Constantinople, Kyiv was a tributary of the Khazars, until its capture by the Varangians (Vikings) in the mid-9th century. Under Varangian rule, the city became a capital of Kievan Rus', the first East Slavic state. Completely destroyed during the Mongol invasions in 1240, the city lost most of its influence for the centuries to come. It was a provincial capital of marginal importance in the outskirts of the territories controlled by its powerful neighbours, first Lithuania, then Poland and ultimately Russia.The city prospered again during the Russian Empire's Industrial Revolution in the late 19th century. In 1918, after the Ukrainian People's Republic declared independence from Soviet Russia, Kyiv became its capital. From 1921 onwards, Kyiv was a city of Soviet Ukraine, which was proclaimed by the Red Army, and, from 1934, Kyiv was its capital. The city was almost completely ruined during World War II but quickly recovered in the postwar years, remaining the Soviet Union's third-largest city. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union and Ukrainian independence in 1991, Kyiv remained Ukraine's capital and experienced a steady influx of ethnic Ukrainian migrants from other regions of the country. During the country's transformation to a market economy and electoral democracy, Kyiv has continued to be Ukraine's largest and wealthiest city. Its armament-dependent industrial output fell after the Soviet collapse, adversely affecting science and technology, but new sectors of the economy such as services and finance facilitated Kyiv's growth in salaries and investment, as well as providing continuous funding for the development of housing and urban infrastructure. Kyiv emerged as the most pro-Western region of Ukraine; parties advocating tighter integration with the European Union dominate during elections.

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  1. kiev

    Kiev, officially known as Kyiv, is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, located in the north-central part of the country on the Dnieper River. The city serves as an important industrial, scientific, educational, technological and cultural hub of Eastern Europe and is home to many high-tech industries, institutions of higher education, and world-famous historical landmarks.

Wikidata

  1. Kiev

    Kiev or Kyiv is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. The population as of the 2001 census was 2,611,300, though higher numbers have been cited in the press. Kiev is an important industrial, scientific, educational, and cultural centre of Eastern Europe. It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. The city has an extensive infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport, including the Kiev Metro. The city's name is said to derive from the name of Kyi, one of its four legendary founders. During its history, Kiev, one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, passed through several stages of great prominence and relative obscurity. The city probably existed as a commercial centre as early as the 5th century. A Slavic settlement on the great trade route between Scandinavia and Constantinople, Kiev was a tributary of the Khazars, until seized by the Varangians in the mid-9th century. Under Varangians rule, the city became a capital of the Rus', the first East Slavic state. Completely destroyed during the Mongol invasion in 1240, the city lost most of its influence for the centuries to come. It was a provincial capital of marginal importance in the outskirts of the territories controlled by its powerful neighbours; first the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, followed by Poland and Russia.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. kiev

    The chief town of the government of that name, on the west bank of the Dnieper; is one of the oldest of the Russian towns, and was formerly the capital. In 864 it was taken from the Khazars by two Norman chiefs, companions of Ruric, and conquered from them by Oleg, Ruric’s successor, who made it his capital. It was nearly destroyed by Batu, khan of Kiptchak. In the 14th century it was seized by Gedimin, grand duke of Lithuania, and annexed to Poland in 1569, but in 1686 was restored to Russia.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kiev in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kiev in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of kiev in a Sentence

  1. Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko:

    Men of Kiev! Come back! We need to protect our city and our future! instead of sitting somewhere and sympathizing! Ukrainians have shown the world their courage and willingness to fight for their land. Only together we will survive! Glory to Ukraine!

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    Kiev's attempts to exert economic pressure on Donbas (region of east Ukraine) and disrupt its daily life only aggravates the situation. This is a dead-end track, fraught with a big catastrophe.

  3. Bill Taylor:

    I was concerned that there was, I think I put it, a snake pit in Kiev and a snake pit here, and I was not sure that I could usefully serve in that context.

  4. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    As long as Obama's deputy Joe Biden goes around Europe recommending continued sanctions against us without taking into account how Kiev is behaving under Western pressure, we will not be able to reach any understanding.

  5. The Gazprom spokesman:

    With the current level of supplies, prepayments will be enough only up till the end of the week. If Kiev doesn't make new payments, we, naturally, won't be able to continue supplying Ukraine with gas.

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