Pergamum

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Per·ga·mum

 (pûr′gə-məm)
An ancient Greek city and kingdom of western Asia Minor in modern-day western Turkey. It passed to Rome in the second century bc and was noted for its sculpture and its library, which Mark Antony gave to Cleopatra.

Pergamum

(ˈpɜːɡəməm)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, in Mysia: capital of a major Hellenistic monarchy of the same name that later became a Roman province

Per•ga•mum

(ˈpɜr gə məm)

n.
1. an ancient Greek kingdom on the coast of Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
2. the ancient capital of this kingdom: now the site of Bergama, in W Turkey.
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Noun1.Pergamum - an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern TurkeyPergamum - an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; the technique of preparing sheepskins as parchment was developed here
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923