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Chernobyl

Syllabification: Cher·no·byl
Pronunciation: /CHirˈnōbil, CHərˈnōbəl
 
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Definition of Chernobyl in English:

A town near Kiev in Ukraine where an accident at a nuclear power station in April 1986 resulted in serious radioactive contamination in Ukraine, Belarus, and other parts of Europe.

Words that rhyme with Chernobyl

bobble, cobble, gobble, hobble, knobble, nobble, squabble, wobble

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