Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient city of Greek Macedonia. It was the capital of Macedon from the fourth century to 168 B.C., when the territory was conquered by the Romans.

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  • proper n. An ancient city, capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia.
  • proper n. A prefecture of Greece in its periphery of Central Macedonia.
  • proper n. A town of Greece in Central Macedonia.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Πέλλα.

Examples

  • wedding records, pella ia wedding records However, he made it no farther than Pella, in central Iowa.

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  • I called Pella to order a replacement and gave them the serial number on the window label.

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  • His father, Kevin, played at Division III Central College in Pella, Iowa.

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  • Pella, that is, 'Callirrhoe'; but because a part of it was built upon the bank of Gadara, and another part upon the bank of Nephthali, or Tiberias, the bridge lying between: which shall be shewn presently.

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  • Now was it so that tofore that Vespasian came, the good men of the city were warned by the holy Ghost that they should go out of the city, and they went to a place called Pella, because that the vengeance should not fall on them, but on the wicked people of the Jews.

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  • At length, we drew nigh to a rock, called Pella, or The Theft.

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  • Pella, which is keeping the option of more mandatory furloughs open, would rather go with voluntary furloughs, as it did in the past.

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  • When replacing entry doors for best performance, safety, or to improve energy-efficiency, select entry door systems that are factory-built to quality standards, such as Pella entry door systems, rather than doors assembled on-site from pieces or components.

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  • As part of our upcoming special report on kitchens, we’d like to get feedback from you about your experiences using the kitchen design and installation services from retailers like Home Depot, Lowe’s, and a manufacturer store, such as Pella Windows.

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  • Pella's Opera House was built in 1900 but it has surely never seen a day like Tuesday, when Palin's admirers and a media scrum descended on the rural Iowa town, with more than a few hoping that Palin would take the final step and announce that she was running for the 2012 Republican party presidential nomination.

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