geographical name site N Ukraine of town abandoned after 1986 nuclear accident

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  • Chernobyl — (as transliterated from the ru. Чернобыль, IPA ru|tɕɪˈrnobɨlʲ), or Chornobyl (as transliterated from uk. Чорнобиль, IPA2|tʃɔrˈnɔbɪlʲ), was a city in northern Ukraine, in the Kyiv Oblast (province) near the border with Belarus.The city was… …   Wikipedia

  • CHERNOBYL — CHERNOBYL, town on the River Pripet, Kiev district, Ukraine. It had one of the oldest Jewish settlements in the Ukraine, dating from the end of the 17th century. It was originally under the jurisdiction of the Lithuanian Council and attached in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chernobyl — → Chernóbil …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Chernobyl — city in Ukraine (Ukr. Chornobyl), from Rus. chernobylnik mugwort. Site of 1986 nuclear disaster …   Etymology dictionary

  • Chernobyl — [cher nō′bəl] city in NC Ukraine: site of a nuclear power plant where a serious accident occurred in 1986 …   English World dictionary

  • Chernobyl — /ˈtʃɜnəbil/ (say chernuhbeel), /tʃəˈnoʊbəl/ (say chuh nohbuhl) noun a town in Ukraine, near Kiev; site of an accident at a nuclear plant in 1986, resulting in a large amount of radiation being released into the atmosphere. The Chernobyl disaster… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chernobyl — Tchernobyl 51°16′35″N 30°13′00″E / 51.27639, 30.216667 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chernobyl — 切爾諾培爾 (Chinese), Chernobyl Чернобыль (Russian, common transliteration), Chornobyl Чорнобиль (Ukrainian, official transliteration), Černobyl (Czech), Çernobıl (Azeri), Tjernobyl (Swedish), Tschernobyl (German), Csernobil (Hungarian), Cernobâl… …   Names of cities in different languages

  • Chernobyl — Tschornobyl (Чорнобиль) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chernobyl — /cherr noh beuhl/; Russ. /chyirdd naw bil/, n. a city in N Ukraine, 80 mi. NW of Kiev: nuclear plant accident 1986. * * * …   Universalium

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