Poltava(redirected from Pultowa)
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A city of central Ukraine west-southwest of Kharkiv. Probably settled by Slavic peoples in the 8th or 9th century, it was a Cossack stronghold in the 17th century.
(Placename) a city in E Ukraine: scene of the victory (1709) of the Russians under Peter the Great over the Swedes under Charles XII; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 319 000 (2005 est)
a city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 317,000.