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Thes·sa·lo·ní·ki

 (thĕ′sä-lô-nē′kē) also Thes·sa·lo·ni·ca (-lô-nī′kə, -lŏn′ĭ-kə) or Sa·lo·ni·ka (sə-lŏn′ĭ-kə, săl′ə-nē′kə)
A city of northeast Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Founded c. 315 bc, it flourished after c. 146 as the capital of the Roman province of Macedon. Today it is a major port and the second-largest city in Greece.
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Thessaloníki

(Greek θɛsalɔˈniki)
n
(Placename) a port in NE Greece, in central Macedonia at the head of the Gulf of Salonika (an inlet of the Aegean): capital of the Roman province of Macedonia; university (1926). Pop: 824 000 (2005 est). Latin name: Thessalonica English name: Salonika or Salonica
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Noun1.Thessaloníki - a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean SeaThessaloniki - a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece
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