Definition of Zaporizhzhya in English:

Zaporizhzhya

Pronunciation /ˌzäpəˈrēZH(y)ə/ /ˌzɑpəˈriʒ(j)ə/

proper noun

  • An industrial city of Ukraine, on the Dnieper River; population 781,600 (est. 2009). It developed as a major industrial center after the construction of a hydroelectric dam in 1932. Russian name Zaporozhye /zəpaˈrɔʒje/.