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 (prĭp′ĕt) or Pri·pyat (-yət) or Pry·pyat' (-yəch)
A river, about 710 km (440 mi) long, of northern Ukraine and southern Belarus flowing generally eastward through the Pripet Marshes, a forested, swampy area, to the Dnieper River north of Kiev.
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(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in NW Ukraine and flowing northeast into Belarus across the Pripet Marshes (the largest swamp in Europe), then east into the Dnieper River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles). Russian name: Pripyat
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(ˈprɪp ɪt, -ɛt, ˈpri pɛt)

a river in NW Ukraine and S Belorussia, flowing E through the Pripet Marshes to the Dnieper River in NW Ukraine. 500 mi. (800 km) long. Russian, Pri•pyat (ˈpryi pyɪt)
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