[prip-it, -et, pree-pet]
- a river in NW Ukraine and S Byelorussia (Belarus), flowing E through the Pripet Marshes to the Dnieper River in NW Ukraine. 500 miles (800 km) long.
Russian Pri·pyat [pryee-pyit] /ˈpryi pyɪt/.Polish Pry·peć [pri-pech] /ˈprɪ pɛtʃ/.
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- 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 (ˈprɪpjətj)