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see PlevenPleven
or Plevna
, city (1993 pop. 130,354), N Bulgaria. A commercial center for a fertile agricultural region, it has food-processing industries and manufactures cotton textiles, cement, and wood and rubber goods.
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, Bulgaria.


, Plevna
a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop.: 102 000 (2005 est.)
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The Russians remembered the drubbing they took from the Turks armed |with Peabody-Martini single shots and Winchester Model 1866 lever actions at the Battle of Plevna in 1877.
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The crisis came in December when Turkish resistance collapsed at Plevna.
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