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Ter·no·pil'(tĕr-nō′pēl) or Ter·no·pol (-pəl)
A city of western Ukraine west-southwest of Kiev. Founded in 1540, it passed to Austria in 1772 and was held by Poland from 1920 until 1939, when it was annexed by the USSR.
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