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 (chər-nō′bəl, -bĭl) or Chor·no·byl' (chôr-)
A city of northern Ukraine near the border of Belarus. It was evacuated and remains uninhabited as a result of a major nuclear power plant accident nearby on April 26, 1986.


(tʃɜːˈnəʊbəl; -ˈnɒbəl)
(Placename) a town in N Ukraine; site of a nuclear power station accident in 1986


(tʃɜrˈnoʊ bəl, tʃɛr-)

a city in N Ukraine 80 mi. NW of Kiev: nuclear-plant accident 1986.


Site of the worst nuclear reactor accident, in 1986 in the Ukraine (part of the then USSR).
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Noun1.Chernobyl - a city in north central Ukraine; site of a major disaster at a nuclear power plant (26 April 1986)
Ukraine, Ukrayina - a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
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CHERNOBYL: At ground zero of Ukraine's Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-coloured panels as the country gets ready to launch its first solar plant to revive the abandoned territory.
The Babushkas of Chernobyl, an award winning documentary by Holly Morris and Anne Bogart that was screened at the 2017 Female Eye festival in Toronto, documents the hundred or so women who returned to the exclusion zone after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.
The project, entitled Improving Radiological and Environmental Awareness in Territories Affected by the Chernobyl Accident in Belarus and Ukraine with a Focus on Wildfire Management, aims to reduce the risks that wildfires in Chernobyl-affected areas in Belarus and Ukraine pose for communities, firefighters and the environment.
Thirty-one years ago Wednesday, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, commencing the worst nuclear disaster in history.
IT is 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear accident sent a radioactive cloud and accompanying frisson of fear wafting across Europe.
KyEV (CyHAN)- The head of the Chernobyl Children International charity Adi Roche said the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor 30 years ago was a "sin against the beauty and wonder of our planet Earth.
In the early hours of April 26 1986 reactor four at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the town of Pripyat, in Ukraine (officially the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic) began to overheat.
En su libro Chernobyl, confesiones de un reportero, publicado en 2006, recordo: "Me tomo cinco anos de trabajo duro aprender realmente el oficio.
President of the Soyuz-Chernobyl Public Association in Kyrgyzstan Kadyrbek Sasykulov presented the 25 Years of Chernobyl Sarcophagus medal to Emergencies Minister Kubatbek Boronov for close cooperation and assistance.
WARWICK Castle has played host to child victims of the Chernobyl disaster, who are all in remission from cancer.
TWELVE children from Chernobyl visited North Yorkshire with the help of one of the area's leading family-run businesses.
Visiting Chernobyl or Fukushima is an unusual experience because although radiation is everywhere, it cannot be seen, smelled, or felt.