Salonika

Salonika
/seuh lon"i keuh, sal'euh nee"keuh/, n.
1. Also, Salonica /seuh lon"i keuh, sal'euh nee"keuh/, Saloniki Gk. /sah'law nee"kee/. Official name, Thessalonike. Ancient, Therma. a seaport in south-central Macedonia, in NE Greece, on the Gulf of Salonika. 339,496.
2. Gulf of, an arm of the Aegean, in NE Greece. 70 mi. (113 km) long.

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