lwów

Lvov

[Russian lvawf]
noun
a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland.
German Lemberg.
Polish Lwów [lvoof] .
Ukrainian Lviv [lveef] .
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Lvov (ljvɔf)
 
n
Ukrainian name: Lviv, Polish name: Lwów, German name: Lemberg an industrial city in W Ukraine: it has belonged to Poland (1340--1772; 1919--39), Austria (1772--1918), Germany (1939--45), and the Soviet Union (1945--91); Ukrainian cultural centre, with a university (1661). Pop: 719 000 (2005 est)

Lwów (lvuf)
 
n
the Polish name for Lvov

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