Plovdiv

Plovdiv

[plawv-dif]
noun
a city in S Bulgaria, on the Maritsa River.
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Plovdiv (Bulgarian ˈplɔvdif)
 
n
Greek name: Philippopolis a city in S Bulgaria on the Maritsa River: the second largest town in Bulgaria; conquered by Philip II of Macedonia in 341 bc; capital of Roman Thracia; commercial centre of a rich agricultural region. Pop: 339 000 (2005 est)

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