Definition of Pleven in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈplɛv(ə)n
An industrial town in northern Bulgaria, north-east of Sofia; population 112,372 (2008). An important fortress town and trading centre of the Ottoman Empire, it was taken from the Turks by the Russians in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877, after a siege of 143 days.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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