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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thessaloniki, Salonika, Salonica, Thessalonicanoun

    a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece


  1. thessalonica

    Thessalonica, also known as Thessaloniki, is a city located in Northern Greece. It is the second largest city in the country and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia. Founded in 315 BC by King Cassander of Macedon, Thessalonica's rich history is reflected in its numerous ancient monuments, archaeological sites, and Byzantine-era architecture. Today, the city is both a major economic and cultural center in Greece, popular for its festivals, events, vibrant nightlife, and gastronomy.

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  1. Thessalonica

    . See Salonica.

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  1. thessalonica

    (now Saloniki, more anciently Therma). An ancient city of Macedonia, situated at the northeast extremity of the Sinus Thermaicus. It was taken and occupied by the Athenians a short time before the commencement of the Peloponnesian war (432 B.C.), but was soon afterward restored by them to Perdiccas. At a later time, it became the capital of the Illyrian provinces. It is celebrated at this period on account of the fearful massacre of its inhabitants by order of Theodosius, in consequence of a riot in which some of the Roman officers had been assassinated by the populace.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thessalonica in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thessalonica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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