Bergama

[ ber-gah-muh, bur-guh-muh ]
/ bərˈgɑ mə, ˈbɜr gə mə /

noun

a town in W Turkey in Asia.Ancient Pergamum.

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Example sentences from the Web for Bergama

  • Bergama, the squalid modern Turkish city, lies apart from the splendid ruins of the ancient town; (see Fig. 283).

    Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
  • Pergamum, the modern Bergama, lay in the valley of the Caicus in Mysia, about fifteen miles from the sea.

    Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton