Chernovtsy


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Cher·niv·tsi

 (chər-nēv′tsē, -nyēw′-) or Cher·nov·tsy (-nôf′-)
A city of southwest Ukraine in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains near the Romanian border. It was a center of the Ukrainian nationalist movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Chernovtsy

(Russian tʃɪrnafˈtsi)
n
(Placename) a city in Ukraine on the Prut River: formerly under Polish, Austro-Hungarian, and Romanian rule; part of the Soviet Union (1947–91). Pop: 237 000 (2005 est). German name: Czernowitz Romanian name: Cernăuţi

Cher•nov•tsy

(ˌtʃɜr nɔfˈtsi, -nɒf-, ˌtʃɛr-)

n.
a city in SW Ukraine, on the Prut River: formerly in Romania. 257,000. Cernăuţi.
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Once in Chernovtsy I attended a performance of a very un-Soviet comedy, given by one of the two itinerant Yiddish theatrical groups that continued to exist after the Yiddish theater in Moscow had been closed and its director murdered on Stalin's orders.
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However, the church's leader, currently Metropolitan Onu-fry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, although elected by the synod, has to be approved by Moscow.