Donbas

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Etymology[edit]

From Ukrainian Донба́с ‎(Donbás), abbreviation of Доне́цький басе́йн ‎(Donécʹkyj baséjn, Donets Basin), after Доне́ць ‎(Donécʹ, Donets River) + басе́йн ‎(baséjn, basin). Compare Donbass, from Russian.

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Donbas

  1. An industrial region in eastern Ukraine.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used with a definite article (the Donbas).

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Proper noun[edit]

Donbas m

  1. Alternative form of Donbass