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(Russian nikaˈlajɪf)
(Placename) a city in S Ukraine on the Southern Bug about 64 km (40 miles) from the Black Sea: founded as a naval base in 1788; one of the leading Black Sea ports. Pop: 518 000 (2005 est). Former name: Vernoleninsk
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or Ni•ko•la•ev

(ˌnɪk əˈlɑ yəf)

a city in S Ukraine, on the Bug River. 503,000.
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