American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southwest Ukraine in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains near the Romanian border. It was a center of the Ukrainian nationalist movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Population: 242,000.
- From Ukrainian Чернівці (Černivcí), from the legendary name Чернь (Čern’). Compare чорний (čórnyj, "black"). (Wiktionary)
“The meeting in Chernivtsi, Ukraine went extremely well, and I developed a number of important new contacts, planned new collaborations, and made new friends.”
“Traffic, even in Chernivtsi, was backed up at nearly all times of the day.”
“The people in the Ukraine are the most hospitable you'd ever want to meet," Dolego said, speaking from the Chernivtsi hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia.”
“He says he had been planning to meet and settle with a Chernivtsi woman he had met online, but she never showed up.”
“Social workers in Chernivtsi last week found Dolego among the homeless – hungry, unkempt and suffering from pneumonia.”
“Lempel was born in Khorostkov, Ukraine (104 km N of Chernivtsi [Chernovitz]) to Abraham and Pesha Pfeffer.”
“My own experience began when I missed my very short connection to Chernivtsi from Kiev because of delays out of Amsterdam.”
“My only recourse was to join some of the other conference goers in a conference-chartered minibus to Chernivtsi.”
“So, at about 6: 00 pm, we set off on our supposed six to seven hour trip to Chernivtsi.”
“Mrs. Blum was born in 1913 in Czernowitz, Austria now Chernivtsi, Ukraine.”
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