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Thessalonike

[Greek the-sah-law-nee-kee]
noun
  1. official name of Salonika.
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Also Thes·sa·lo·ní·ki, 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

noun
  1. 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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