Pronunciation: (pûr'gu-mum), [key]
1. an ancient Greek kingdom on the coast of Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
2. the ancient capital of this kingdom; now the site of Bergama, in W Turkey.
3. ancient name of Bergama. Also,Per•ga•monPronunciation: (pûr'gu-mun, -mon"), [key] Per•ga•mus Pronunciation: (pûr'gu-mus), [key] Per•ga•mos Pronunciation: (pûr'gu-mus, -mos"). [key]
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