Definition of Kiev in English:

Kiev

proper noun

  • The capital of Ukraine, an industrial city and port on the River Dnieper; population 2,765,500 (est. 2009). Founded in the 8th century, it became capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1934. In 1991 it became capital of independent Ukraine.

Pronunciation

Kiev

/ˈkiːɛv/ /ˈkiːɛf/