Yekaterinoslav


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Yekaterinoslav

(Russian jɪkətɪrinaˈslaf) or

Ekaterinoslav

n
(Placename) the former name (1787–96, 1802–1926) of Dnepropetrovsk
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Noun1.Yekaterinoslav - city in east central Ukraine on the Dnieper River; center of metallurgical industry
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My maternal grandmother, who was my surrogate mother for much of my childhood, had come to the United States alone, at the age of sixteen, from Yekaterinoslav, in the Ukraine.
Most of these colonies were established in present-day Ukraine, mostly in Yekaterinoslav (now Dnepropetrovsk) province and in the Crimea.
The answer to the question of why she marries Abraham Podselver, a struggling fashion illustrator with socialist dreams, lies in the sum of Nina's experiences--her first real love, her family's struggle to make it out of the ghetto in Paris, and their life in Yekaterinoslav in Ukraine, where they enjoyed a comfortable, cultured life until a series of bloody pogroms forced them into exile.