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Plevna, a fortress in Bulgaria near the river Vid, 27 miles N.W. of Nicopolis. It was taken by the Russians July 6th, 1877, but retaken a few days later by Osman Pasha and held by him until December. Todleben at last invested the place, and the Turks were compelled to lay down their arms.