from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A region of east-central Greece between the Pindus Mountains and the Aegean Sea. Settled before 1000 BC, it reached the height of its power in the sixth century BC but soon declined because of internal conflicts.

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  • proper noun A region in north-central Greece; one of its 13 periferies. It contains the prefectures of Karditsa, Larissa, Magnesia and Trikala.

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  • noun a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece


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From Ancient Greek Θεσσαλία.


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