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EtymologyEdit

From Ukrainian Донба́с (Donbás), abbreviation of Доне́цький басе́йн (Donécʹkyj baséjn, Donets Basin), after Доне́ць (Donécʹ, Donets River) + басе́йн (baséjn, basin). Compare Donbass, from Russian.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɒnbæs/, /ˈdɒnbɑːs/, /dɒnˈbɑːs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɑːnbɑːs/, /-bæs/, /dʌnˈbæs/, /-ˈbɑːs/

Proper nounEdit

Donbas

  1. (usually with definite article) An industrial region in eastern Ukraine.
  2. (colloquial, without definite article) The two Russian separatist enclaves, the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic.

SynonymsEdit

(industrial region):

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See alsoEdit

  • ORDLO (referring to the Russian separatist enclaves located there, especially by the Ukrainian government)

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Proper nounEdit

Donbas m

  1. Alternative form of Donbass