Pergamum

[ pur-guh-muhm ]
/ ˈpɜr gə məm /

noun

an ancient Greek kingdom on the coast of Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
the ancient capital of this kingdom; now the site of Bergama, in W Turkey.
ancient name of Bergama.

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Also Per·ga·mon [pur-guh-muhn, -mon], /ˈpɜr gə mən, -ˌmɒn/, Per·ga·mus [pur-guh-muhs], /ˈpɜr gə məs/, Per·ga·mos [pur-guh-muhs, -mos]. /ˈpɜr gə məs, -ˌmɒs/.

OTHER WORDS FROM Pergamum

Per·ga·mene [pur-guh-meen], /ˈpɜr gəˌmin/, Per·gam·ic [per-gam-ik], /pərˈgæm ɪk/, adjectivePer·ga·me·ni·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Pergamum

Pergamum
/ (ˈpɜːɡəməm) /

noun

an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, in Mysia: capital of a major Hellenistic monarchy of the same name that later became a Roman province
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