Definitions

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  • proper n. A city in the Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine, administrative centre of Zakarpattia province (oblast).

Etymologies

Ukrainian Ужгород (Úžhorod), from Уг (Uh), Уж (Už, "Uzh River") + город (hórod, "walled town, garden"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Investigators discovered a mass grave for 200 Jews in the western Ukrainian city of Uzhhorod, which is on the country's border with Slovakia.

    J. Weekly

  • Eastern Catholic bishops from 14 countries in Europe met recently in Ukraine, in Uzhhorod in the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Eparchy of Mukachevo from May 12 to 14, 2009.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • (Uzhhorod), Zaporiz'ka (Zaporizhzhya), Zhytomyrs'ka (Zhytomyr) note: oblasts have the administrative center name following in parentheses

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Volyn '(Luts'k), Zakarpattya (Uzhhorod), Zaporizhzhya, Zhytomyr note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses)

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • (Luts'k), Zakarpattya (Uzhhorod), Zaporizhzhya, Zhytomyr note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses)

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • (Uzhhorod), Zaporiz'ka (Zaporizhzhya), Zhytomyrs'ka (Zhytomyr) note: names in parentheses are administrative centers when name differs from oblast 'name

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

  • Farah spent 2.5 months living in Uzhhorod, renting a tiny apartment with eight other Somali refugees and, he said, suffering nearly daily police abuse.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "He did not live up to our expectations," said Vasyl Mospan from the western Ukrainian city of Uzhhorod who said he did not vote for Mr. Yushchenko.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Before the war, Uzhhorod was part of Hungary and the city was known as Ungvar. - jta

    J. Weekly

  • UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife) -- A Christian woman who became known for her personal crusade against high level corruption in Ukraine's border region with the European Union has won a, potentially precedent-setting, trial against municipality authorities of the western city of Uzhhorod, BosNewsLife established Saturday, June 28.

    BosNewsLife - Christian News Agency

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