Definition of Ukraine in English:

Ukraine

proper noun

  • A country in eastern Europe, north of the Black Sea; population 44,800,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Kiev; official language, Ukrainian.

Origin

From Old Russian ukraina ‘border region’, from u ‘at, beside’ + kraĭ ‘edge, border’.

Pronunciation

Ukraine

/juˈkreɪn//yo͞oˈkrān/