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Philippopolis

[English fil-uh-pop-uh-lis]
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noun
  1. Greek name of Plovdiv.
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Examples from the Web for philippopolis

Historical Examples

  • No fewer than 12,000 persons had perished in the sandjak of Philippopolis!

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • His father was an official of the Turkish Government at Philippopolis.

  • They soon made themselves masters of Philippopolis and Adrianople.

    Famous Sea Fights

    John Richard Hale

  • As they approached Philippopolis they were all made to wash at a stream.

  • The next I heard of him was that he had succumbed to typhoid fever at Philippopolis.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea


British Dictionary definitions for philippopolis

Philippopolis

noun
  1. transliteration of the Greek name for Plovdiv
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