Pella

[ pel-uh ]

noun
  1. a ruined city in N Greece, NW of Salonika: the capital of ancient Macedonia; birthplace of Alexander the Great.

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How to use Pella in a sentence

  • Breitbart told The Daily Beast this was his first trip to Iowa and that he found Pella “positively charming.”

    Sarah Palin the Undefeated | Shushannah Walshe | June 29, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Two of those starring in the film, Andrew Breitbart and Tammy Bruce, also were on hand in Pella for the premiere.

    Sarah Palin the Undefeated | Shushannah Walshe | June 29, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Mr. Ebner had been sent from Pella, and had been labouring for a short time previous to his visit to the Cape in 1817.

    Robert Moffat | David J. Deane
  • But we are going exactly in the opposite direction, my worthy friend; we are going to the island, and to Pella.

    A Rent In A Cloud | Charles James Lever
  • But she remembered Joseph of Pella, the shepherd; even then his wholesomeness was not without its canker.

    The City of Delight | Elizabeth Miller

British Dictionary definitions for Pella

Pella

/ (ˈpɛlə) /


noun
  1. an ancient city in N Greece: the capital of Macedonia under Philip II

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