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Mykolaiv

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From Ukrainian Миколаїв (Mykoláïv) = [[w:Template:lang:ru language|Template:lang:ru]][[Category:Template:lang:ru derivations]] Николаев (Nikoláev), from Николай (Nikólaj), Nicholas), commemorating the fall of the Turkish fortress of Ochakiv on St Nicholas’ day, December 6, 1789. Compare Ukrainian Миколай (Mykoláj), Nicholas).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: Myko‧la‧iv

Proper noun

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Mykolaiv

Plural
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Mykolaiv

  1. A shipbuilding city on the Buh river in southern Ukraine, administrative centre of Mykolaiv province.
  2. Mykolaiv province (oblast), in southern Ukraine.

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