Hellenic Republic

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Noun1.Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsulaHellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Actium - the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC
Chaeronea - a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)
Battle of Lepanto, Lepanto - Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope
battle of Leuctra, Leuctra - Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece
Mantinea, Mantineia - the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC
battle of Marathon, Marathon - a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
battle of Navarino, Navarino - a decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships
battle of Pharsalus, Pharsalus - Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC
battle of Thermopylae, Thermopylae - a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece
Balkan Wars - two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe
bay wreath, laurel wreath, laurel - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
pantheon - (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
Wooden Horse, Trojan Horse - a large hollow wooden figure of a horse (filled with Greek soldiers) left by the Greeks outside Troy during the Trojan War
hybrid, loanblend, loan-blend - a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
dithyramb - (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
pean, paean - (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
torch race - (ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next
souvlaki, souvlakia - made of lamb
17 November, Revolutionary Organization 17 November - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Greece that is violently opposed to imperialism and capitalism and NATO and the United States; an active terrorist group during the 1980s
ELA, Revolutionary People's Struggle - an extreme leftist terrorist group formed in Greece in 1971 to oppose the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974; a revolutionary group opposed to capitalism and imperialism and the United States
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Achaea - a region of ancient Greece on the north coast of the Peloponnese
Aegina, Aigina - an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf
Chios, Khios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
Kikladhes, Cyclades - a group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean
Dhodhekanisos, Dodecanese - a group of islands in the southeast Aegean Sea
Doris - a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken
Lesbos, Lesvos, Mytilene - an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea; in antiquity it was famous for lyric poetry
Rodhos, Rhodes - a Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes
Crete, Kriti - the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC
Ithaki, Ithaca - a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
Athos, Mount Athos - an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
Athens, Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital - the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
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Hellenic republic in accordance with the provisions of articles 16 to 23 of law 3229/2004 (a 38), The provisions of law 3051/2002 (a 220), Articles 25 to 54 of law 4002/2011 (a 180) , As supplemented and amended by the provisions of paragraphs 10 to 26 of article 7 of law 4038/2012 (a14), The provisions of articles 22 to 24 of law 4171/20 (a 81), The provisions of article 74 of law 4170/1913 (a 163), The provisions of article 106 of l.
Giorgos Katrougalos, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic revealed the importance of boosting cooperation between UAE and Greek businesses in tourism, as the sector contributes around 37 per cent to Greece's GDP.
Deeply concerned and disturbed by the manner in which the Government of the Republic of Macedonia is leading the process of negotiations with the Hellenic Republic concerning our constitutional name and national identity, we feel historic responsibility not to be silent and to turn to the whole Macedonian and world public in the spirit of Misirkov's thought: what have we done and what do we need to do in advance?
Greeks place a high value on freedom and this leads them to defend their national sovereignty and territorial integrity a and therefore the sovereignty, territorial integrity and borders of the European Union a on the basis of international law and without making any concessions, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said in a message directed to neighbouring Turkey on Sunday, Greek Reporter reported.
234bn to the state-owned Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF).
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is travelling to Athens on Wednesday morning for consultations with the Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras and the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos ahead of the new round of talks with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci at the Swiss resort of Mont Pelerin on Sunday.
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday issued Emiri decision No 51 of 2016 appointing Abdulaziz Ali Ahmed Nema al-Nema as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Hellenic Republic.
The candidate proposed by the government parliament did not obtain the majority of parliamentary votes necessary, and elections were proclaimed for January 2015 (Kyriakidis 2016: 5-6; Hellenic Republic 2014).
Riyadh, Jumada II 15, 1437, March 24, 2016, SPA -- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, has sent a cable of congratulations to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of the Hellenic Republic on the anniversary of his country s Independence Day.
Speaking about the migrant and refugee crisis, Minister Poposki informed about the good cooperation with the Hellenic Republic as a neighboring country.
Visiting Nicosia on Monday as one of his first acts after assuming office earlier in March, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos had a meeting with Anastasiades at the presidential mansion, after which the president of the Hellenic Republic said in a press conference that the "brotherly ties" between Cyprus and Greece are unbreakable and can only grow stronger though the common challenges that two nations are facing.
According to report, Diplomats and official passport holders has exempted from visa in 37 countries including Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei DarusSalam, China Hong Kong, Czech, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Hellenic Republic (Greece), Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Libya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Philippine, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka , Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam and Yemen.

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