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694 - Country Names and “The”: The Ukraine or Ukraine. Theater Idioms.

694 - Country Names and “The”: The Ukraine or Ukraine. Theater Idioms.

Update: 2019-06-067
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You used to hear people say "the Ukraine," but now it's just "Ukraine." We know why! Plus, in honor of the Tony Awards, we talk about idioms from the theater.
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Comments (3)

Lara Maree

It was called The Ukraine because from 1922-1991 it was The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (UkrSSR); a constituent republic of the Soviet Union (USSR).

Jun 10th
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馆长聊影

The republic of China,the other name is Taiwan. Nope.ROC or Taiwan is not a country,Offical name :Chinese Taipei

Jun 8th
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694 - Country Names and “The”: The Ukraine or Ukraine. Theater Idioms.

694 - Country Names and “The”: The Ukraine or Ukraine. Theater Idioms.