Independence vs Ukraine - What's the difference?

independence | ukraine |


As a noun independence

is the state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.

As a proper noun ukraine is

ukraine.

independence

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.
  • The state of having sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.
  • ukraine

    English

    (wikipedia Ukraine) (Name of Ukraine)

    Alternative forms

    * Ocraine; Ukrain; Ukrania, Ucrania

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A country in Eastern Europe; was long part of the Russian Empire, then of the Soviet Union. Official name: Ukraine.
  • * (seeCites)
  • Usage notes

    * Since the country's independence in 1991, style guides recommend Ukraine'' (as in "a musician from Ukraine"), without an article. Previously, the most common usage was ''the Ukraine (as in "a musician from the Ukraine").

    See also

    * * * * Little Russia * Ruthenia ----