[ mis-uh-lawng-gee ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈlɔŋ gi /
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a town in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras: Byron died here 1824.
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How to use Missolonghi in a sentence
He commanded around 600 Suliotes in preparations for a siege of Lepanto, a fortified town to the east of Missolonghi.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Byron, who recovered long enough to call it "entuzy-muzy," had a relapse, which carried him off—to Missolonghi.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
They knew that the Greek fleet was lying before Missolonghi, and they expected to sight a convoy sent out to meet them.
We made signals by firing pistols and carabines, and shouted, To morrow we meet at Missolonghi—to morrow!
On receipt of Byrons letter, Mavrocordato sent five gunboats and a brig-of-war to escort him to Missolonghi.
The following account of an incident connected with Byrons clemency to a prisoner pictures the state of things at Missolonghi.
British Dictionary definitions for Missolonghi
/ (ˌmɪsəˈlɒŋɡɪ) /
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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