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Pernik

[Bulgarian per-nik]
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noun
  1. former name of Dimitrovo.
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  • The lignite mines opened by the government at Pernik in 1891 yielded in 1904 142,000 tons.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4

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  • The steel mill at Pernik is to be modernized, also with Soviet assistance.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole


British Dictionary definitions for pernik

Pernik

noun
  1. an industrial town in W Bulgaria, on the Struma River. Pop: 84 000 (2005 est)Former name (1949–62): Dimitrovo
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