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Missolonghi

[ mis-uh-lawng-gee ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈlɔŋ gi /
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noun

a town in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras: Byron died here 1824.

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Missolonghi

Mesolonghi

/ (ˌmɪsəˈlɒŋɡɪ) /

noun

a town in W Greece, near the Gulf of Patras: famous for its defence against the Turks in 1822–23 and 1825–26 and for its association with Lord Byron, who died here in 1824. Pop (municipality): 18 354 (2001)Modern Greek name: Mesolóngion
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