Definition of Chernobyl in English:


Syllabification: Cher·no·byl
Pronunciation: /CHirˈnōbil, CHərˈnōbəl
  • 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.

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