Proper noun
  1. An industrial city on the Dnieper river of south-central Ukraine, administrative centre of Zaporizhia province.
  2. Zaporizhia province (oblast), in south-eastern Ukraine.
  3. (historical) The region “beyond the rapids” in the lower reach of the river Dnieper in Ukraine, base of the Zaporozhian Cossacks.
  • Zaporozhe, Zaporozhye, Zaporozhie
  • Aleksandrovsk, Aleksandrovs’k, Alexandrovsk (historical)
  • (province) Zaporizhia Oblast, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Zaporizhzhya Oblast
Related terms
  • Zaporozhian Cossacks (historical)
  • Zaporozhets
  • French: Zaporijia
  • German: Saporischschja, Saporoschschje
  • Portuguese: Zaporozhye
  • Russian: Запоро́жье

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