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Pleven

[plev-en] /ˈplɛv ɛn/
noun
1.
a city in N Bulgaria: siege of 143 days 1877.
Also, Plevna
[plev-nah] /ˈplɛv nɑ/ (Show IPA)
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  • Except for the small domestic output, crude oil for the Pleven refinery is moved by rail from Black Sea ports.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • By that date the capacity of the Pleven refinery is planned to attain 16,500 tons per day.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Natural gas fields have been discovered near Vratsa and in the area of Lovech, south of Pleven.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
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Pleven

/Bulgarian ˈplɛvɛn/
noun
1.
a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop: 102 000 (2005 est)
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