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Thessalonica

Definition:

a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; 2nd largest city of Greece

Class:

location noun (spatial position)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Greek Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloniki), from Ancient Greek Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessalonikē).
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Definition references  (+images)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Thessaloníki [Greece] | Salonika [archaic] | Thessalonica [historically]

city, capital and residence of the minister for northern Greece and administrative centre of the nomós of Thessaloníki, on the west side of the ... (24 of 789 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/591866​/Thessaloniki

Collins Dictionary:

Thessaloníki [Greek] | Thessalonica [Latin] | Salonika [English] | Salonica [English]

a port in northeastern Greece, in central Macedonia at the head of the Gulf of Salonika (an inlet of the Aegean): capital of the Roman province of ... (27 of 203 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/thessaloníki

Merriam-Webster:

Thessaloníki | Salonika [archaic] | Thessalonica [archaic]

city and port northern Greece in Macedonia population 402,443 ; (Concise Encyclopedia) ; Seaport (pop., 2001: 363,987), Macedonia, Greece. Founded in ... (21 of 151 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/thessaloniki

Random House Dictionary:

Salonika | Thessalonica [official name] | Gulf of Salonika [sense-specific] | Salonica [sense-specific] | Saloniki [sense-specific] | Therma [archaic, sense-specific]

Official name, "Thessalonike". a seaport in south-central Macedonia, in northeastern Greece, on the Gulf of Salonika. Population: 339,496. | "Gulf of ... (20 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/salonika

Oxford Dictionary:

Thessaloníki | Thessaloniki | Salonica [archaic, sense-specific] | Thessalonica [Latin, sense-specific]

a seaport in northeastern Greece, the second-largest city in Greece and ... | . (13 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Thessaloníki

New World Dictionary:

Salonika | Therma | Thessalonica | Thessaloniki | Thessalonike | Salonica [sense-specific]

seaport in Macedonia, northern Greece, at the head of the Gulf of Salonika: population 384,000 | northern arm of the Aegean Sea: about 70 mi (113 km) ... (26 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/salonika

Wiktionary:

Thessaloniki | Salonica | Salonika | Thessalonica | Solun

The second-largest city in Greece, capital of the Greek Region of Macedonia. (12 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Thessaloniki

Wikipedia:

Thessaloniki | Thessalonica | Salonica
(Coordinates: 40.65°N 22.9°E)

the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia as well as the capital of the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace. Its honorific title is Συμπρωτεύουσα, literally "co-capital", and... (35 of 19002 words, pronunciations, 58 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Thessaloniki

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Thessaloníki | Salonica | Therma

also known as Thessalonike, Thessalonica, Salonika, and Saloniki, city (1991 population: 383,967), capital of Thessaloníki prefecture, northern ... (17 of 176 words, pronunciations)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0848460​.html

American Heritage Dictionary:

Thessaloníki

A city of northeast Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Founded about 315 B.C., it flourished after c. 146 as the capital of the Roman province of ... (29 of 54 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/thessaloniki

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Gr.

Greece | Greek (2 of 23 words, 2 definitions)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Gr

Cambridge Dictionary:

metropolis [formal]

a very large city, often the most important city in a large area or country (15 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/metropolis

Encarta Dictionary:

Thessaloníki | Salonika

capital city of the department of Thessaloníki, northeastern Greece. Population: 363,987 (2001). (12 of 20 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861719674​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Thessaloniki | Salonica | Salonika | Thessalonica | Solun

Origin: Greek Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloniki), from Ancient Greek Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessalonikē).

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Thessaloniki

Audio references

Wikipedia:

Thessaloniki

Audio: "Thessaloniki"

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Collins Dictionary:

Thessaloníki [Greek]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Thessalonica"

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Salonica | Salonika

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Salonica"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/salonica

the Free Dictionary:

Thessalonica

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Thessaloníki

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Thessaloniki

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Salonica

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Thessalonica

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Thessaloníki

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YourDictionary Audio:

Thessalonica

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Thessaloniki

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