Homyel'

geographical name
Ho·​myel' | \ ḵō-ˈmyel How to pronounce Homyel' (audio) \
variants: or Gomel \ gȯ-​ˈmel How to pronounce Gomel (audio) , -​ˈmyel \ or Homel \ hȯ-​ˈmel How to pronounce Homel (audio) , -​ˈmyel \

Definition of Homyel'

city in southeastern Belarus population 482,652

Note: At various historical times, Homyel' has been part of Lithuania, Poland, and Russia.

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“Homyel'.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Homyel%27. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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