Lviv

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From Ukrainian Львів(L’viv) < 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(L’voŭ), Polish Lwów, Russian Львов(Lʹvov), Slovak L'vov. Also compare Old East Slavic Льва город(L’va górod, Lev's city), Greek Λεόπολις(Leópolis) or Λεοντόπολις(Leontópolis), Latin Leopolis, 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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