Definition of Plovdiv

1. Noun. An ancient city in southern Bulgaria; commercial center of an agricultural region.

Exact synonyms: Philippopolis
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Bulgaria, Republic Of Bulgaria

Definition of Plovdiv

1. Proper noun. a city in southern Bulgaria ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plovdiv

Ploceus philippinus
Plott hound
Plotz bacillus
Plough Monday
Plough Sunday
Plovdiv (current term)
Plow Monday
Plumbago europaea
Plumeria acutifolia
Plumeria alba
Plummer's dilator

Literary usage of Plovdiv

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1. Destroying Ethnic Identity by Ted Zang (1991)
"According to Mr. Tanev, die school system employs approximately 2,,500 teachers. About twelve of diem are Gypsies. Plovdiv: Schools in Plovdiv tend to be ..."

2. Local Economic Development: A Geographical Comparison of Rural Community by Cecily Neil, Markku Tykkyläinen (1998)
"With populations of 340000 and 68000, respectively, the employment impact of KCM on Plovdiv and Asenovgrad is small. However, the number of local employees ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York public library (1921)
"... Milano, 1919; from the Bibliotheque National a Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, came a copy of "Les Manu- scrits et les Incunables Slaves de la Bibliotheque ..."

4. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"There are comparatively large numbers of Roman Catholics in Plovdiv, Assenovgrad, and in cities along the Danube River, as well as eastern rite Catholic ..."

5. The Aspirations of Bulgaria by Stojan Protić (1915)
"The monastery of St. Panagia and the interior of the Plovdiv district shall belong to the Exarchate, but such inhabitants of the eparchy as may not wish to ..."

6. Directory of European Trade Fairs: A Key to the World for Exporters (1992)
"The Embassy sponsors an exhibit for US firms at the Plovdiv International Technical Fair. Many American firms rent space from one of the local hotels for ..."

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