1688 Ucrania, Ukrain, Ukraine, Ukrania, 1762 Ocraine. Adaptation of Polish Ukraina, Russian Украина (Ukraína), or Ukrainian Україна (Ukraḯna), from the specific use, originally meaning “borderland”, “marches” or “insideland”. From Old East Slavic Оукраина (Ukraina), from оу (u, “at”) + краи (krai, “edge”), or край (край, “land”). Details in Wikipedia: Name of Ukraine.
- A country in Eastern Europe; was long part of the Russian Empire, then of the Soviet Union. Official name: Ukraine.
- For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.
Since the country's independence in 1991, style guides recommend Ukraine (as in "a musician from Ukraine"), without an article. Previously, the most common usage was the Ukraine (as in "a musician from the Ukraine").
- Appendix:Place names in Ukraine
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Ukraine f (genitive Ukraine)