geographical name city central Ukraine on Vorskla River WSW of Kharkiv population 320,000

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  • POLTAVA — POLTAVA, capital of Poltava district, Ukraine. Jews began to settle there at the close of the 18th century. In 1801 there were 18 Jewish merchants in Poltava and 292 Jews classed as towns men (about one fifth of the total number of inhabitants).… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Poltava — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Poltava …   Wikipedia Español

  • Poltava — v. d Ukraine, sur la Vorskla, affl. du Dniepr (r. g.); 302 000 hab.; ch. l. de la rég. du m. nom. Industr. Pierre le Grand y vainquit le roi de Suède Charles XII (1709) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Poltava — [pō̂l tä′vä] city in EC Ukraine: scene of a battle (1709) in which the Russians under Peter the Great defeated Sweden: pop. 320,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Poltava — Infobox Settlement official name = Poltava native name = Полтава nickname = imagesize = 250px image caption = imagesize = 250px image caption = image shield = Poltava coat.svg image coa = Poltav s.gif nickname = motto = mapsize = 250px map… …   Wikipedia

  • Poltava — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom de Poltava désigne : Sommaire 1 Toponyme 2 Patronyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Poltava — Poltawa (Полтава) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Poltava — /pul tah veuh/, n. a city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 309,000. * * * ▪ Ukraine       city, east central Ukraine. It lies along the Vorskla River. Archaeological evidence dates the city from the 8th to the 9th… …   Universalium

  • Poltava — noun a) A city in east central Ukraine, administrative centre of Poltava province. b) Poltava province (oblast), in central Ukraine. Syn: Ltava, Poltava Oblast …   Wiktionary

  • poltava — pälˈtävə adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Poltava, city in east central Ukraine, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : of or from the city of Poltava, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : of the kind or style prevalent in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poltava — Original name in latin Poltava Name in other language Gorad Paltava, PLV, Poltava, Poltavae, Poltavo, Poltawa, Potawa, Pultava, bo er ta wa, poltaba, porutavuPoltavaa, pwltawa, pwltbh, Горад Палтава, Полтав Полтава State code UA Continent/City… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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