[prip-it, -et, pree-pet] /ˈprɪp ɪt, -ɛt, ˈpri pɛt/ Show IPA
a river in NW Ukraine and S Byelorussia (Belarus), flowing E through the Pripet Marshes to the Dnieper River in NW Ukraine. 500 miles (800 km) long.
[pryee-pyit] /ˈpryi pyɪt/ Show IPA. Polish Prypeć.
Russian name: Pripyat a river in E Europe, rising in NW Ukraine and flowing northeast into Belarus across the Pripet Marshes (the largest swamp in Europe), then east into the Dnieper River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)