Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Makiyivka: Donetsk, Mykolaiv


or Ma·ke·yev·ka  (mə-kē′əv-kə, mä-kē′yēw-kä)
A city of eastern Ukraine northeast of Donets'k. It is a major metallurgical and coal-mining center.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
An exit poll monitor, Natalia Samostrokova, 35, said that by noon Zakharchenko was winning with some "90 percent of the vote and then some" as she scanned the results of her survey in a voting station in Makiyivka, east of Donetsk.
Though the government says it is tightening a cordon around the separatists in Donetsk amid changes in their leadership and desertions in their ranks, swathes of the east are still under rebel control including the big border city of Luhansk, Horlivka to the north of Donetsk and Makiyivka to its east.