Khmelnytskyi

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From Ukrainian Хмельницький ‎(Xmelʹnýcʹkyj), after the Ukrainian Cossack Bohdan Khmelnytsky. Derived from хміль ‎(xmil’, hops, humulus).

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  • Hyphenation: Khmel‧nyts‧kyi

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Khmelnytskyi

  1. A city on the Dnieper in Ukraine, administrative centre of Dnipropetrovsk province (oblast).
  2. Khmelnytskyi province (oblast), in south-eastern Ukraine.
  3. Bohdan Khmelnytsky (c. 1595–1657), a Ukrainian Cossack hetman who led an uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and signed the Treaty of Pereyaslav with Czar Alexis I of Russia.

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