Lviv

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From Ukrainian Львів (Lʹviv), from Old East Slavic Лвовъ (Lvovъ) or Львовъ (L’vovъ), originally named after the founder's son, Лев (Lev), Lev I of Galicia (ca. 1228 – ca. 1301).

Compare Belarusian Львоў (Lʹvoŭ), Polish Lwów, Russian Львов (Lʹvov), Slovak Ľvov. Also compare Old East Slavic Льва город (L’va górod, Lev's city), Greek Λεόπολις (Leópolis) or Λεοντόπολις (Leontópolis), Latin Leopolis, and German Lemberg.

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Lviv

  1. A medieval city in western Ukraine, administrative centre of Lviv province.
  2. Lviv province (oblast), in western Ukraine.

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Lviv f

  1. Lviv; Lvov (an oblast in western Ukraine)
  2. Lviv; Lvov (a city and municipality, the regional capital of Lviv, Ukraine)

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