[ plev-en ]
/ ˈplɛv ɛn /
a city in N Bulgaria: siege of 143 days 1877.
Also Plev·na [plev-nah] /ˈplɛv nɑ/.
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Examples from the Web for pleven
By that date the capacity of the Pleven refinery is planned to attain 16,500 tons per day.
Natural gas fields have been discovered near Vratsa and in the area of Lovech, south of Pleven.
Plevna (Bulgarian ˈplɛvna)
/ (Bulgarian ˈplɛvɛn) /
a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop: 102 000 (2005 est)
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