Chernihiv

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Cher·ni·hiv

 (chər-nē′həv, -nyē′hēw) or Cher·ni·gov (-gəf)
A city of northern Ukraine northeast of Kiev. First mentioned in 907, it was the capital of the Chernigov principality in the 11th century and later passed to Lithuania, Poland, and Russia.