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Cher·no·byl

 (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.
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Chernobyl

(tʃɜːˈnəʊbəl; -ˈnɒbəl)
n
(Placename) a town in N Ukraine; site of a nuclear power station accident in 1986
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Cher•no•byl

(tʃɜrˈnoʊ bəl, tʃɛr-)

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

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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The Chernoble power plant existed and the pollution from its nuclear accident spread whether it was known or not known.