Definition of Kiev in English:

Kiev

Pronunciation /ˈkiːɛf//ˈkiːɛv/

proper noun

  • The capital of Ukraine, an industrial city and port on the River Dnieper; population 2,765,500 (est. 2009). Founded in the 8th century, it became capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1934. In 1991 it became capital of independent Ukraine.

    Ukrainian name Kyiv

Pronunciation

Kiev

/ˈkiːɛf//ˈkiːɛv/