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(Russian mɪliˈtɔpəlj)
(Placename) a city in SE Ukraine. Pop: 157 000 (2005 est)


(ˌmɛl əˈtɔ pəl)

a city in SE Ukraine, NW of the Sea of Azov. 174,000.
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They were told to take clothing and food to last for three weeks for their resettlement in Melitopol, and at ten in the morning, the process of herding Jews into the police headquarters began.
A bomb has exploded in a bank in the town of Melitopol in southern Ukraine, injuring more than 20 people.
Five people were killed and over 300 wounded in explosions in ammunition-loaded railroad cars at a munitions storage site near Melitopol (Novo-Bogdanovka) in the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine.