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From Kiev +‎ -an.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkiːɛfən/, /ˈkiːɛvən/

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Kievan (not comparable)

  1. Of or associated with the city of Kiev, especially when referring to the medieval period (c. 880–c. 1150) when the city dominated the East Slavic lands which today are Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.

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Kievan (plural Kievans)

  1. A resident of Kiev.

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  • The Oxford English Dictionary