Pronunciation: (prip'it, -et, prē'pet), [key]
a river in NW Ukraine and S Byelorussia (Belarus), flowing E through the Pripet Marshes to the Dnieper River in NW Ukraine. 500 mi. (800 km) long. Russian, Pri•pyat Pronunciation: (pryē'pyit). [key]Polish, Prypeć.
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