Definitions

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  • proper noun A shipbuilding city on the Buh river in southern Ukraine, administrative centre of Mykolaiv province.
  • proper noun Mykolaiv province (oblast), in southern Ukraine.

Etymologies

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From Ukrainian Миколаїв (Mykoláïv) = Russian Николаев (Nikoláev), from Николай (Nikólaj, "Nicholas"), commemorating the fall of the Turkish fortress of Ochakiv on St Nicholas’ day, December 6, 1789. Compare Ukrainian Миколай (Mykoláj, "Nicholas").

Examples

  • The ship was one of the Soviet Union's last naval commissions, but construction at the Black Sea shipyard of Mykolaiv was abandoned in 1992 after the U.S.S.R.'s breakup.

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  • The ship was one of the Soviet Union's last naval commissions, but construction at the Black Sea shipyard of Mykolaiv was abandoned in 1992 after the U.S.S.R.'s breakup.

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  • The ship was one of the Soviet Union's last naval commissions, but construction at the Black Sea shipyard of Mykolaiv was abandoned in 1992 after the U.S.S.R.'s breakup.

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  • The Varyags keel was laid at the Mykolaiv Shipyard in southern Ukraine and, though not finished, it took to the water in 1988.

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  • As of 0700 on Wednesday, Feb. 10, twenty twotowns and villages in Kherson region, 15 in Dnipropetrovsk region and three in Mykolaiv region were left without electricity, Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry's spokesman Ihor Krol said.

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  • Twenty two towns and villages in Kherson region, 15 in Dnipropetrovsk region and three in Mykolaiv region were left without electricity.

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  • Town blacked out by stormy weather in Mykolaiv region

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  • Twenty two towns and villages in Kherson region, 15 in Dnipropetrovsk region and three in Mykolaiv region were left without electricity.

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  • Heavy rain and squally winds have damaged the roofs of 30 private houses, eight two-storey residential houses, hospital buildings, a culture center and a school in the town of Nova Odesa (Mykolaiv region).

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  • As of 0700 on Wednesday, Feb. 10, twenty twotowns and villages in Kherson region, 15 in Dnipropetrovsk region and three in Mykolaiv region were left without electricity, Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry's spokesman Ihor Krol said.

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