Definitions

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  • proper noun Alternative form of Chernihiv.

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Examples

  • Shub was born on March 16, 1894 (by the new calendar) into a lower middle-class family in Surozh, a small town in the Chernigov region of the Ukraine.

    Esfir Il���inishna Shub.

  • Born in Chernigov, near Kiev, in the Ukraine, in 1878, the youngest of sixteen children, seven of whom had died before she was born, Angelica was raised to be the “crown of the family.”

    Angelica Balabanoff.

  • The six major facilities are located in the provinces of Lvov, Kiev, and Chernigov.

    Energy profile of Ukraine

  • Once we lost the figures on a cancer cluster village near Chernigov in the Ukraine.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Once we lost the figures on a cancer cluster village near Chernigov in the Ukraine.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Chernigov; French, Italians, and Englishmen, in the capitals and chief commercial towns; Wallachians or Moldavians (now generally included under the name of Roumanians), in Bessarabia; Albanians;

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • Most of them " and there were hundreds of these on the estate in years of large crops " were temporary only, and comprised men from Kiev, Chernigov, and Poltava, who were hired until the first of October.

    My Life

  • I shall point, as an example, to the pogroms in Gulkhov, in the government of Chernigov, where they assumed a particularly brutal form, and in a number of places in the Poliesiye.

    The Jew and American Ideals

  • In this the founder of the line, St. Michael, Prince of Chernigov, is represented as holding in his hand a tree whose branches exhibit an enumeration of his descendants.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • The history of the Counts Tolstoy presents a picture of an ancient and noble family descending, according to the accounts of genealogists, from the good and true man Indris, who came from Germany to Chernigov in 1353 with his two sons and a retinue of 3,000 men; he was baptized and received the name of Leonty; he became the founder of several noble families.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

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