Definitions

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  • proper n. A city on the Dnieper in Ukraine, administrative centre of Dnipropetrovsk province (oblast).
  • proper n. Khmelnytskyi province (oblast), in south-eastern Ukraine.
  • proper n. Bohdan Khmelnytsky (c. 1595–1657), a Ukrainian Cossack hetman who led an uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and signed the Treaty of Pereyaslav with Czar Alexis I of Russia.

Etymologies

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From Ukrainian Хмельницький (Xmelʹnýcʹkyj), after the Ukrainian Cossack Bohdan Khmelnytsky. Derived from хміль (xmil’, "hops, humulus").

Examples

  • Timoshenko campaigned in Khmelnytskyi, southwest of Kiev on Jan. 26, by promising to lower unemployment.

    Bloomberg

  • The Defense Ministry intends to close the ammunition depots in Lozova (Kharkiv region) and Slavuta (Khmelnytskyi region) before the year 2010.

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • Poland gives over historic documents about epoch of hetmans Khmelnytskyi and Vyhovskyi to Ukraine Official unemployment rate 0.3 percentage point down to 2.6 percent in May

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • Poland gives over historic documents about epoch of hetmans Khmelnytskyi and Vyhovskyi to Ukraine Official unemployment rate 0.3 percentage point down to 2.6 percent in May Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant reactor one back on stream after scheduled repairs

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