Θεσσαλονίκη

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From Θεσσαλός (Thessalós) "Thessalian" and νίκη (níkē) "victory." The woman was named by her father, Philip II in honor of his military victory in Thessaly. The city was named by Cassander in honour of his wife.

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Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníkē) (genitive Θεσσαλονίκης) f, first declension

  1. Thessaloniki, a city in Greece.
  2. Thessalonica, daughter of Philip II, half-sister of Alexander the Great, and wife of Cassander, all three of whom were kings of Macedonia at one point.

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Proper noun[edit]

Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníki)

  1. Thessaloniki, a city in Greece.

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