"Plovdiv." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 12 November 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/plovdiv>.
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A city of south-central Bulgaria on the Maritsa River southeast of Sofia. Originally built by Thracians, it fell to Macedon c. 341 BC and to Rome in 46. The city changed hands frequently in the Middle Ages and was controlled by Russia from 1878 to 1885.x