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So·fi·a

 (sō′fē-ə, sō-fē′ə)
The capital and largest city of Bulgaria, in the west-central part of the country. Originally a Thracian settlement, it passed over the centuries to Rome, Byzantium, two Bulgarian kingdoms, Ottoman Turkey, and Russia. In 1879 it became the capital of independent Bulgaria. During World War II the city was occupied by German forces. It was liberated (1944) by the Soviets, who installed a Communist government. Sofia is the leading commercial, industrial, and transportation center of Bulgaria.
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Sofia

(ˈsəʊfɪə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Bulgaria, in the west: colonized by the Romans in 29 ad; became capital of Bulgaria in 1879; university (1880). Pop: 1 045 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Serdica Bulgarian name: Sofiya
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So•fi•a

or So•fi•ya

(ˈsoʊ fi ə, soʊˈfi ə)

n.
the capital of Bulgaria, in the W part. 1,128,859.
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Noun1.Sofia - capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western BulgariaSofia - capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria
Bulgaria, Republic of Bulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
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Translations
София
Sofie
SofiaSofija
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Szófia
Sofija
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Sofya

Sofia

[ˈsəʊfɪə] NSofía f
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Sofia

[ˈsəʊfiə] nSofia
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Sofia

[ˈsəʊfɪə] nSofia (città)
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In front of representatives of Vision for Sofia, people can make suggestions and adapt ideas to the future development of Sofia.
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(NASDAQ: QDEL) has received 510(k) clearance and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments waiver from the United States Food and Drug Administration to market its Sofia 2 Lyme FIA to be used with the Sofia 2 Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer for the rapid differential detection of human IgM and IgG antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi from finger-stick whole blood specimens from patients suspected of B.
According to an update on Sofia's Go Fund Me page posted Wednesday by Julie Bizup Price on behalf of Sofia's mom, Natalie Sanchez: "Yesterday started off slow.
I asked Ana to share their attempts at seeing Sofia's pain.
The couple has been inseparable since they started dating and even spent the Thanksgiving day with Sofia's family.
We watch Sofia the First all the time at home on Disney Junior, except on schooldays, but now that we are on summer break, we watch her every time she is on TV.
Diagnostic testing company Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) revealed on Monday the receipt of 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay (FIA) for use on the Sofia Analyzer for the rapid, objective detection of elevated levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), an early indicator of pregnancy.
Soon-to-be seventh grader Sofia Becket is off to Camp Krakatow with her best friend Nona Bows.
Instituto Cervantes de Sofia [1 Suborna Str.; Open: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 11am-1pm; Tel: 02/ 810 45 www.sofia.cervantes.es Freshlatino (architecture exhibition, part of the Sofia Architecture Week) - Until December 1