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  • proper noun Alternative form of Zhytomyr.

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Examples

  • Charles Brovarnik and Pearl Gorinstein, were born in Zhitomir in the Ukraine and came to London in 1908 as part of the vast Jewish immigration in the early part of this century.

    Herbert C. Brown - Autobiography

  • The disgraceful old-time privilege of several cities, such as Zhitomir and

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

  • He came from a poor Jewish family and was, according to his baptismal certificate, the son of Moses Blank, a native of the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir," Ulyanova wrote in a 1932 letter to Josef Stalin, who succeeded Lenin after his death in 1924."

    Moscow museum puts Lenin's Jewish roots on display

  • He came from a poor Jewish family and was, according to his baptismal certificate, the son of Moses Blank, a native of the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir," Ulyanova wrote in a 1932 letter to Josef Stalin, who succeeded Lenin after his death in 1924."

    Moscow museum puts Lenin's Jewish roots on display

  • On the mobile killing squads that were a direct descendant of the pogroms, the Museum's scholars write:Its personnel directed massacres in Lvov, Tarnopol, Zolochev, Kremenets, Kharkov, Zhitomir, and Kiev, where famously in two days in late September 1941 units of Einsatzgruppe detachment massacred 33,771 Kiev Jews in the ravine at Babi Yar.

    Knocking Sarah Palin or Rush Limbaugh is no 'pogrom'

  • By July 7, the northwestern Ukrainian town of Berdichev had fallen, and on the 10th the Germans entered Zhitomir, just to the north.

    Deathride

  • At Zhitomir it is about fifty meters across, no mean obstacle, since it was essentially lying across the axis of the German advance and formed a natural barrier.

    Deathride

  • In the case of Zhitomir, sitting on the banks of the River Teteriv, the city was a major transportation hub, dominating the main route from Kiev to the west.

    Deathride

  • On Jan. 6, 2009, Ukragro Corp. of Zhitomir, Ukraine, made an initial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell stock to the public.

    The SEC's Russian Roulette

  • Located 360 kilometers southwest of Moscow, it was an important objective in its own right, a Zhitomir writ large, as it were.

    Deathride

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