geographical name — see thessaloniki

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  • SALONIKA — (Thessaloniki), port located in N.E. Greece. Although historical evidence is scarce, it is believed that the Alexandrian Jews who arrived in ca. 140 B.C.E. were among the first Jews to settle in Salonika. Several sources give evidence of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Salonika — [sə län′i kə, sal΄ə nē′kə] 1. seaport in Macedonia, N Greece, at the head of the Gulf of Salonika: pop. 384,000: Gr. name THESSALONIKI 2. Gulf of N arm of the Aegean Sea: c. 70 mi (113 km) long: Also sp. Salonica …   English World dictionary

  • Salonika — Gemeinde Thessaloniki Δήμος Θεσσαλονίκης (Θεσσαλονίκη) DEC …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salonika — /seuh lon i keuh, sal euh nee keuh/, n. 1. Also, Salonica /seuh lon i keuh, sal euh nee keuh/, Saloniki Gk. /sah law nee kee/. Official name, Thessalonike. Ancient, Therma. a seaport in south central Macedonia, in NE Greece, on the Gulf of… …   Universalium

  • Salonika — Sa•lon•i•ka [[t]səˈlɒn ɪ kə, ˌsæl əˈni kə[/t]] n. 1) Also, Sa•lon′i•ca, Sa•lo•ni•ki gk. [[t]ˌsɑ lɔˈni ki[/t]] Official name,Thessalonike Ancient,Therma a seaport in S central Macedonia, in NE Greece, on the Gulf of Salonika. 339,496. 2) Gulf of,… …   From formal English to slang

  • Salonika — /səˈlɒnɪkə/ (say suh lonikuh) noun a seaport in north eastern Greece, in Macedonia, on the Gulf of Salonika, a north western arm of the Aegean. Official name, Thessaloniki. Also, Salonica, Saloniki /səˈlɒnɪki/ (say suh lonikee) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Salonika —   Kalonika, Salonika …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Salonika — noun a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece • Syn: ↑Thessaloniki, ↑Salonica, ↑Thessalonica • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center, ↑port …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salonika — noun Alternative name for Thessaloniki …   Wiktionary

  • Salonika —  , Greece  not Thessaloniki …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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