Pella

geographical name
Pel·​la | \ ˈpe-lə How to pronounce Pella (audio) \

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ancient city of northeastern Greece and ancient capital of Macedonia

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“Pella.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pella. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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