Homyel'


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Ho·myel'

 (hō′myĕl) or Go·mel (gō′məl, -myĕl)
A city of southeast Belarus north of Kiev, Ukraine. First mentioned in 1142, it was controlled alternately by Lithuania and Poland before passing to Russia in 1772.
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