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Plovdiv

[plawv-dif]
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noun
  1. a city in S Bulgaria, on the Maritsa River.
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Historical Examples

  • Fifteen thousand Bulgarians were massacred in Plovdiv alone.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

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

  • Meadow soils occur in large areas in the vicinity of Plovdiv.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

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

  • Plovdiv has continued to be an important commercial city, having more rail lines radiating from it than Sofia.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

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

  • The ore is processed in flotation plants near the sites of the mines and is refined at Kurdzhali, Plovdiv, and Kurilo.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

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

  • The forces are distributed among three territorial commands having headquarters at Sofia, Plovdiv, and Sliven.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria</p>

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


British Dictionary definitions for plovdiv

Plovdiv

noun
  1. 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)Greek name: Philippopolis
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