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 (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.
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Constantinescu, revealed in a speech he delivered in Parliament, on 27 December 1923, where he referred to Bratianu's ethics and tactics, that "we kept the treaty unconcluded for six months until we were given Bukovina, with Chernowitz and the whole Banat." (Ibidem)
In particular, the novels Chernowitz! and Fair Play deal with matters of racial taunts within the school situation and would provide useful units for students in junior high school.