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 (bēt′l-yä′, bē′tôl-yä′)
A city of southern Macedonia near the Greek border. It was a major agricultural center in Roman times and an important Turkish military and commercial center in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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(ˈbiˌtoʊ lɑ)

also Bi•tolj

(-toʊl, -ˌtoʊl yə)

a city in S Macedonia. 137,636. Turkish, Monastir.
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