UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/palˈtavə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pul tävə)

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Pol•ta•va  (pul tävə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 309,000.

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Poltava /Russian: palˈtavə/ n
  1. a city in E Ukraine: scene of the victory (1709) of the Russians under Peter the Great over the Swedes under Charles XII; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 319 000 (2005 est)

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