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Chernobyl vs. Three Mile Island
[ chur-noh-buhl; Russian chyir-naw-bil ]
- a city in northern Ukraine, 80 miles (129 km) northwest of Kyiv: nuclear-plant accident 1986.
- an island in the Susquehanna River, near Middletown, Pennsylvania, SE of Harrisburg: scene of a near-disastrous accident at a nuclear plant in 1979 that raised the issue of nuclear-energy safety.