Kievan: Meaning and Definition of

Ki•ev•an

Pronunciation: (k?'ef-un, -ev-un), [key]
? adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Kiev.
  2. of or pertaining to the period in Russian history (11th and 12th centuries) when Kiev was the political center of a loose federation of states: Kievan Russia.
?n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Kiev.
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