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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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(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-)
a city in N Ukraine 80 mi. NW of Kiev: nuclear-plant accident 1986.
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Site of the worst nuclear reactor accident, in 1986 in the Ukraine (part of the then USSR).
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|Noun||1.||Chernobyl - a city in north central Ukraine; site of a major disaster at a nuclear power plant (26 April 1986)|
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