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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Θεσσαλονῑ́κη ‎(Thessalonī́kēf ‎(genitive Θεσσαλονίκης); 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 ‎(Thessaloníkif

  1. Thessaloniki (city in Greece)

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