Pleven

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Plev·en

 (plĕv′ən, -ĕn) or Plev·na (-nə, -nä)
A city of northern Bulgaria northeast of Sofia. Settled by Thracians, it was ruled by Turkey from the 1400s to the 1800s.

Pleven

(Bulgarian ˈplɛvɛn) or

Plevna

n
(Placename) a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop: 102 000 (2005 est)

Plev•en

(ˈplɛv ɛn)

also Plev•na

(-nɑ)

n.
a city in N Bulgaria. 361,000.
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Born in Pleven, Bulgaria in 1888, Kurtev was a teacher in the city of Kyustendil, and maintained strong ties with leaders of the city's Jewish community.
NEIL PERKINS kept on course for gold Down Under last week, winning a silver medal at the fierce Strandja Cup tournament in Pleven, Bulgaria - where he defeated a string of quality Eastern Europeans.