Definition of Pleven

1. Noun. The town was taken from the Turks by the Russians in 1877 after a siege of 143 days.

Exact synonyms: Plevna
Generic synonyms: Beleaguering, Besieging, Military Blockade, Siege
Geographical relationships: Bulgaria, Republic Of Bulgaria



Definition of Pleven

1. Proper noun. a town in northern Bulgaria ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleven

Pleroma
Plesianthropus
Plethodon
Plethodon cinereus
Plethodon vehiculum
Plethodontidae
Pleurobrachia
Pleurobrachiidae
Pleuronectes
Pleuronectes platessa
Pleuronectidae
Pleurosorus
Pleurotus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus phosphoreus
Pleven (current term)
Plevna
Plexiglas
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plimmer's bodies
Plimsoll line
Plimsoll mark
Plimsoll marks
Plinian
Plinian eruption
Plinko
Pliny
Pliny the Elder

Literary usage of Pleven

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"The French responded to their apparent dilemma by proposing the creation of a European Defense Community (EDC). The so-called Pleven Plan, named for the ..."

2. Peace and Survival: West Germany, the Peace Movement, and European Security by David Gress (1985)
"On military and political developments affecting West Germany in 1945- 1950, see Norbert Wiggershaus, "Vom Potsdam zum Pleven-Plan: Deutschland in der ..."

3. A Providential Anti-Semitism: Nationalism and Polity in Nineteenth Century by William O. Oldson (1991)
"... discovered that this small army did have a role to play in the stalled attempt to take the Turkish fortress at Pleven (Plevna) in northern Bulgaria. ..."

4. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"Pleven was French Minister for Justice, 1970. RENE Pleven The responsibility of Ministers for the public safety is absolute and requires no mandate. ..."

5. Bulgaria and Her Neighbors: An Historic Presentation of the Background of by Historicus (1917)
"When on December 10, 1877, the strongly fortified town of Pleven fell into ... It was not until about ten days after the fall of Pleven that the Serbian ..."

6. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"The French responded to their apparent dilemma by proposing the creation of a European Defense Community (EDC). The so-called Pleven Plan, named for the ..."

7. Peace and Survival: West Germany, the Peace Movement, and European Security by David Gress (1985)
"On military and political developments affecting West Germany in 1945- 1950, see Norbert Wiggershaus, "Vom Potsdam zum Pleven-Plan: Deutschland in der ..."

8. A Providential Anti-Semitism: Nationalism and Polity in Nineteenth Century by William O. Oldson (1991)
"... discovered that this small army did have a role to play in the stalled attempt to take the Turkish fortress at Pleven (Plevna) in northern Bulgaria. ..."

9. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"Pleven was French Minister for Justice, 1970. RENE Pleven The responsibility of Ministers for the public safety is absolute and requires no mandate. ..."

10. Bulgaria and Her Neighbors: An Historic Presentation of the Background of by Historicus (1917)
"When on December 10, 1877, the strongly fortified town of Pleven fell into ... It was not until about ten days after the fall of Pleven that the Serbian ..."

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