Lviv

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Lviv Oblast
Lviv Raion

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From Ukrainian Львів (Lʹviv), from Old East Slavic Лвовъ (Lvovŭ) or Львовъ (Lĭvovŭ), originally named after the founder's son, Левъ (Levŭ), Lev I of Galicia (ca. 1228 – ca. 1301).

Compare Belarusian Львоў (Lʹvoŭ), Polish Lwów, Russian Львов (Lʹvov), Slovak Ľvov, Middle Armenian Իլով (Ilov), Armeno-Kipchak Իլօվ (Ilōv). Also compare Old East Slavic Льва городъ (Lĭva gorodŭ, literally Lev's city), Greek Λεόπολις (Leópolis) or Λεοντόπολις (Leontópolis), Latin Leopolis and German Lemberg.

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Lviv

  1. A city and raion, the administrative centre of Lviv Oblast, in western Ukraine.
  2. An oblast in western Ukraine.

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Lviv

  1. Lviv, Lvov (an oblast in western Ukraine)
  2. Lviv, Lvov (a city and municipality, the administrative center of Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)
    Synonyms: Lemberga, Leópolis