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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 64-year-old engineer explained to them what exactly happened when a similar reactor exploded in Chernobyl, Ukraine, 33 years ago.
At five minutes to midnight on Saturday April 25, 1986, the managers of Reactor Number Four at the VI Lenin Atomic Energy Station in Chernobyl, Ukraine, initiated a test, years overdue, to check its safety system.
A reactor at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded on 26 April 1986.
Several toxic industrial areas in the former Soviet Union, including the site of the devastating 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine, were carried over from the last list, as was Zambia's lead-mining city Kabwe.
The Comptroller and Auditor General warned that India's lax regulatory framework could end up overlooking the potential risk of a disaster like those in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1986 and Fukushima, Japan, last year.
They will join 190 other seriously ill children, aged between eight and 14, from the UK, Chernobyl, Ukraine, and Hong Kong in October.