Pergamum

geographical name Per·ga·mum \ ˈpər-gə-məm \
variants: or Pergamus play \-məs\ or Pergamos play \-məs, -ˌmäs\

Definition of Pergamum

1 ancient Greek kingdom covering most of Asia Minor; at its height 263–133 b.c.
2 or modern Bergama play \bər-ˈgä-mə\ city in western Turkey north-northeast of Izmir that was the capital of the ancient Greek kingdom of Pergamum

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