Definition of Pleven in English:

Pleven

proper noun

  • An industrial town in northern Bulgaria, north-east of Sofia; population 112,372 (2008). An important fortress town and trading centre of the Ottoman Empire, it was taken from the Turks by the Russians in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877, after a siege of 143 days.

Pronunciation:

Pleven

/ˈplɛv(ə)n/