Poltava

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Pol·ta·va

 (pəl-tä′və)
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.

Poltava

(Russian palˈtavə)
n
(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)

Pol•ta•va

(pəlˈtɑ və)

n.
a city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 317,000.