Sofia

[ soh-fee-uh, soh-fee-uh or, for 2, soh-fahy-uh ]
/ ˈsoʊ fi ə, soʊˈfi ə or, for 2, soʊˈfaɪ ə /

noun

Also So·fi·ya [Bulgarian saw-fee-yuh]. /Bulgarian ˈsɔ fi yə/. a city in and the capital of Bulgaria, in the W part.
a female given name.

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Sofia
/ (ˈsəʊfɪə) /

noun

the capital of Bulgaria, in the west: colonized by the Romans in 29 ad; became capital of Bulgaria in 1879; university (1880). Pop: 1 045 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Serdica Bulgarian name: Sofiya (ˈsɔfiˌja)
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