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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We are determined to enhance our cooperation with the Hellenic Republic, other European development finance institutions and private investors in further assisting recovery in Greece .
The release further informed that following Legislative Act dated July 18th 2015 signed by the Hellenic Republic President (Government Gazette A' 84/18.
The Hellenic Republic is prepared to accept this Staff Level Agreement subject to the following amendments, additions or clarifications, as part of an extension of the expiring EFSF programme and the new ESM Loan Agreement for which a request was submitted today," Tsipras wrote.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Nikos Kotzias, paid a working visit to the Republic of Macedonia on 24 June, at the invitation of his Macedonian counterpart, Nikola Poposki.
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.
The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos will pay an official visit to Cyprus on 30-31 March.
In 1924, the Second Hellenic Republic was proclaimed in Greece.
The auditors in September had blocked the sale of the property from privatisation agency Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) set up by the previous Greek government.
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.
The Presidential candidate Stavros Dimas announced that " with respect to the democratic institutions, I will not accept to be elected President of the Hellenic Republic with votes by Golden Dawn ".
Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide and its partner Copelouzos Group have been selected as the preferred investor for a 40-year operating concession by the Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (HRADF).
Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide and its partner Copelouzos Group said they have been selected as preferred investor for a 40-year operating concession by the Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund for 14 regional airports in Greece, including Aktio, Chania (Crete), Kavala, Kefalonia, Kerkyra (Corfu), Kos, Mitilini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki, and Zakynthos.

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