Pergamum

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geographical name Per·ga·mum \ˈpər-gə-məm\
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Pergamus

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Pergamos

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Definition of Pergamum

  1. 1 ancient Greek kingdom covering most of Asia Minor; at its height 263–133 b.c.

  2. 2 or modern Bergama \bər-ˈgä-mə\play city in western Turkey north-northeast of Izmir that was the capital of the ancient Greek kingdom of Pergamum


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