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

  • A city of eastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea north-northeast of Burgas. Founded in the sixth century B.C. as a Greek colony, it came under Turkish control in 1391 and was ceded to newly independent Bulgaria in 1878. It is a port and an industrial center. Population: 323,000.

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  • n. Alternative capitalization of varna
  • proper n. A city in northeastern Bulgaria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
  • n. a port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea


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