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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.

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

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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Bulgaria, Republic of Bulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
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