Pripet

geographical name Prip·et \ ˈpri-ˌpet , -pət \
variants: or Russian Pripyat' play \ˈpri-pyət\ or Belarusian Prypyats' play \ˈpri-pyäts\ or Ukrainian Pryp'yat' play \ˈpri-pyät\

Definition of Pripet

river 500 miles (805 kilometers) long in northwestern Ukraine and southern Belarus flowing east through the extensive Pripet Marshes to the Dnieper River

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