Pergamum

geographical name
Per·​ga·​mum | \ ˈpər-gə-məm \
variants: or Pergamus \ ˈpər-​gə-​məs \ or Pergamos \ ˈpər-​gə-​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 \ 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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