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Ukraine   /jukrˈeɪn/   Listen

A republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century.  Synonym: Ukrayina.

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"Ukraine" Quotes from Famous Books

... inundations, by which quantities of stores were lost, and the powder greatly damaged. It was, as we now find, in consequence of the losses thus sustained that Charles accepted Mazeppa's proposal of marching into the Ukraine. Finding his army too much weakened to penetrate further into Russia, and not wishing to fall back upon Livonia, which he thought would look like a retreat and encourage his enemies, he determined to march to the south, ...
— Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8 • Various

... may have territories and distant possessions, because arbitrary governments may rule them by different laws and different systems. Russia may rule in the Ukraine and the provinces of the Caucasus and Kamtschatka by different codes, ordinances, or ukases. We can do no such thing. They must be of us, part of us, ...
— The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster • Daniel Webster

... I bought me restless chargers, Ukraine steeds, five white, six black; The eleventh was the noblest, yet the gentlest of all; And a friend I had who loved me to bestride each horse's back— Ten friends of handsome presence, ...
— Stories in Verse • Henry Abbey

... Finland, Esthonia, Lithuania, of White Russia, the Ukraine, Poland, and Holland are at one with the ...
— The Red Conspiracy • Joseph J. Mereto

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