Plovdiv definition by Webster's New World
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city in SC Bulgaria: pop. 379,000
Plovdiv definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of south-central Bulgaria on the Maritsa River southeast of Sofia. Originally built by Thracians, it fell to Macedon in 341 B.C. and to Rome in 46. The city changed hands frequently in the Middle Ages and was controlled by Russia from 1877 to 1885. Population: 347,000.