Owen vs Chernobyl - What's the difference?

owen | chernobyl |

As proper nouns the difference between owen and chernobyl

is that owen is of (etyl) origin, possibly derived from eugene, cognate to gaelic while chernobyl is an abandoned city in northern ukraine, known as the site of a nuclear accident.

As a noun chernobyl is

(by extension) a major nuclear-energy accident.



Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • of (etyl) origin, possibly derived from Eugene, cognate to Gaelic .
  • derived from the given name.
  • from the Gaelic Mac Eoghain .
  • A town in South Australia
  • A town in , Germany
  • A town in Indiana
  • A city in Wisconsin
  • Quotations

    * : Act II, Scene II: *: This Edmund, in the reign of Bolingbroke, *: As I have read, laid claim unto the crown; *: And but for Owen Glendower, had been king, *: Who kept him in captivity till he died.


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    Alternative forms

    * Chornobyl (as transliterated from Ukrainian)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • An abandoned city in northern Ukraine, known as the site of a nuclear accident.
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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (by extension) A major nuclear-energy accident.
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  • See also

    * ("Chernobyl" on Wikipedia) * Srebrenica, Vietnam ----