official name of Salonika.
- Also Thes·sa·lo·ní·ki, Thes·sa·lo·ni·ke; Thes·sa·lon·i·ca [thes-uh-lon-i-kuh, -uh-loh-nahy-kuh]. /ˌθɛs əˈlɒn ɪ kə, -ə loʊˈnaɪ kə/.
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How to use Thessaloniki in a sentence
Villehardouin mentions this place as belonging to the king of Thessalonica, and calls it "Dramine el val de Phelippe."Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.
We know well enough what was the mildness of this saint in the massacre of fifteen thousand of his subjects at Thessalonica.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
But when he was in Italy with Valentinian, three years later, there was another great sedition at Thessalonica.Young Folks' History of Rome | Charlotte Mary Yonge
The virtuous Henry died at Thessalonica, in the defence of that kingdom, and of an infant, the son of his friend Boniface.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire | Edward Gibbon
To be a Christian in Thessalonica was to face the fierce onslaught of overwhelming odds.The Whole Armour of God | John Henry Jowett
British Dictionary definitions for Thessaloníki
a port in NE Greece, in central Macedonia at the head of the Gulf of Salonika (an inlet of the Aegean): capital of the Roman province of Macedonia; university (1926). Pop: 824 000 (2005 est): Latin name: Thessalonica (ˌθɛsəˈlɒnɪkə) English name: Salonika, Salonica
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