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Thessaloniki

[ the-sah-law-nee-kee ]
/ ˌθɛ sɑ lɔˈni ki /
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noun
official name of Salonika.
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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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Thessaloníki
/ (Greek θɛsalɔˈniki) /

noun
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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