HyperDic: pleven

English > 1 sense of the word Pleven:
NOUNactPleven, Plevnathe town was taken from the Turks by the Russians in 1877 after a siege of 143 days
English > Pleven: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe town was taken from the Turks by the Russians in 1877 after a siege of 143 days.
SynonymPlevna
Instance ofsiege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockadeThe action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
RegionBulgaria, Republic of BulgariaA republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe

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