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or Lviv  (lə-vĭv′, lə-vēo͝o′) or L'vov or Lvov (lə-vôv′, -vôf′)
A city of west-central Ukraine near the Polish border. Founded in 1256, it was captured by Poland in 1349, ceded to Austria in 1772, retaken by Poland in 1918, and assigned to the USSR in 1945.


or Lvov  (lə-vôv′, -vôf′)
See L'viv.


(Placename) 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). Ukrainian name: Lviv Polish name: Lwów German name: Lemberg


(ləˈvɔf, -ˈvɒf)

a city in W Ukraine: formerly in Poland. 798,000. Polish, Lwów (lvo̅o̅f).
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