[ chur-nee-gawf, -gof; Russian chyir-nyee-guhf ]
/ tʃɜrˈni gɔf, -gɒf; Russian tʃyɪrˈnyi gəf /
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the Russian name for Chernihiv.
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How to use Chernigov in a sentence
The latter, which flows through Chernigov for nearly 350 m., is navigable, and timber is brought down its tributaries.
British Dictionary definitions for Chernigov
/ (ˈtʃɜːnɪɡɒf) /
a city in N central Ukraine, on the River Desna: tyres, pianos, consumer goods. Pop: 308 000 (2005 est)
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