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Lá·ri·sa(lä′rē-sä) or La·ris·sa (lə-rĭs′ə)
A city of eastern Greece near the Aegean Sea. The chief city of ancient Thessaly, it was later part of the Byzantine Empire, Serbia, and Ottoman Turkey (until 1881).
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Larisa(ləˈrɪsə; Greek ˈlarisa) or
(Placename) a city in E Greece, in E Thessaly: fortified by Justinian; annexed to Greece in 1881. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)
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