- 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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Pol•ta•va (pul tä′və),USA pronunciation n.
- Place Namesa city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. 309,000.
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Poltava /Russian: palˈtavə/ n