geographical name see Chernivtsi

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  • CHERNOVTSY — (Ger. Czernowitz; Rum. Cernǎuţi), city in Ukraine, formerly capital of bukovina ; under Austrian rule, 1775–1918, and part of Romania in 1918–40 and 1941–44. Jews are mentioned in Chernovtsy from 1408, and larger numbers – both Ashkenazim and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chernovtsy — [cher nuf tsē′] city in W Ukraine, on the Prut River: pop. 259,000 …   English World dictionary

  • chernovtsy — cherˈnȯftsē, chər adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Chernovtsy, Ukraine, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : of or from the city of Chernovtsy, Ukraine, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : of the kind or style prevalent in …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chernovtsy — Tchernivtsi Tchernivtsi Чернівці …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chernovtsy — /chyirdd nuf tsi /, n. Russian name of Cernauti. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chernovtsy — (černovcy) ► Prov. de Ucrania, en los montes Cárpatos, fronteriza con Rumania; 8 100 km2 y 938 000 h. Cap., la c. homónima (257 000 h), nudo ferroviario …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • chernovtsy — cher·nov·tsy …   English syllables

  • Chernovtsy — Cher•nov•tsy [[t]ˌtʃɜr nɔfˈtsi, nɒf , ˌtʃɛr [/t]] n. geg a city in SW Ukraine, on the Prut River: formerly in Romania. 257,000. Cernăuţi …   From formal English to slang

  • Chernovtsy — /tʃɜnaftˈsi/ (say chernahft see) noun a town in western Ukraine; formerly in Romania. Ukrainian, Chernivtsi. Romanian, Cernǎuţi. German, Czernowitz …   Australian English dictionary

  • RUSSIA — RUSSIA, former empire in Eastern Europe; from 1918 the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (R.S.F.S.R.), from 1923 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.); from 1990 the Russian Federation. Until 1772 ORIGINS The penetration… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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