Meaning of Chernobyl

Cher•no•byl

Pronunciation: (chûr-nō'bul Russ. chyir-nô'bil), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in N Ukraine, 80 mi. NW of Kiev: nuclear-plant accident 1986.
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