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Missolonghi,

Greece: see MesolóngionMesolóngion
or Missolonghi
, town (1991 pop. 12,103), capital of Aetolia and Acarnania prefecture, W central Greece, a port on the Gulf of Pátrai. It trades in fish, wine, and tobacco.
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Missolonghi

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a town in W Greece, near the Gulf of Patras: famous for its defence against the Turks in 1822--23 and 1825--26 and for its association with Lord Byron, who died here in 1824. Pop.: 11 275 (latest est.)