[ Bulgarian per-nik ]
/ Bulgarian ˈpɛr nɪk /
former name of Dimitrovo.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for pernik
The lignite mines opened by the government at Pernik in 1891 yielded in 1904 142,000 tons.
The steel mill at Pernik is to be modernized, also with Soviet assistance.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for pernik
/ (Bulgarian ˈpɛrnik) /
an industrial town in W Bulgaria, on the Struma River. Pop: 84 000 (2005 est)Former name (1949–62): Dimitrovo
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012