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Makeyevka

[muh-key-uh f-kuh; Russian muh-kye-yif-kuh] /məˈkeɪ əf kə; Russian mʌˈkyɛ yɪf kə/
noun
1.
a city in SE Ukraine, N of the Sea of Azov.
Also, Makeevka.
Ukrainian Makiyivka [muh-kee-yif-kuh] /məˈki yɪf kə/ (Show IPA).
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Makeyevka

/Russian maˈkjejɪfkə/
noun
1.
a city in SE Ukraine: coal-mining centre. Pop: 380 000 (2005 est)
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Makiyivka

city, eastern Ukraine. The city was founded as Dmitriyevsk (Dmytriyivsk) in 1899 with the establishment of a metallurgical works; the nearby small village of Makiyivka was later absorbed into the city. Dmitriyevsk subsequently developed as one of the largest coal-mining and industrial centres of the Donets Basin coalfield; in 1931 it was renamed Makiyivka. In addition to coal, the city also has produced iron and steel. Other industries have included metalworking, coke-chemical production, the manufacture of pneumatic machinery, shoemaking, and food processing. The city is rather dispersed, with numerous residential communities surrounding individual industrial plants over an extensive area; it is gradually extending to form a single metropolitan area with the nearby city of Donetsk, which lies just a few miles to the southwest. Pop. (2001) 389,589; (2005 est.) 375,992.

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