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Lvov

Lvov (Lemberg) City in w Ukraine, on a tributary of the River Bug, close to the Polish border. Founded in 1256 by a Ukrainian prince, it was captured by Poland in 1340. Lvov became part of Austria in 1772, and in 1918 was briefly the capital of the independent Ukrainian Republic, before reverting to Poland. It was annexed by the Soviet Union (1945–91). Industries: heavy machinery, chemicals, oil refining. Pop. (1996) 802,000.

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Lvov

Lvov (lyəvôf´), city, Ukraine: see Lviv.

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