Illyria(redirected from Ancient Illyria)
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Il·lyr·i·a(ĭ-lîr′ē-ə) also Il·lyr·i·cum (-ĭ-kəm)
An ancient region of the Balkan Peninsula on the Adriatic coast. Occupied in prehistoric times by an Indo-European-speaking people, the area became the Roman province of Illyricum after the final conquest of the Illyrians in 35-33 bc. The name was revived by Napoleon for the provinces of Illyria (1809-1815) and retained for the kingdom of Illyria, a division of Austria from 1816 to 1849.
(Placename) an ancient region of uncertain boundaries on the E shore of the Adriatic Sea, including parts of present-day Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania
Il•lyr•i•a(ɪˈlɪər i ə)
an ancient country along the E coast of the Adriatic.
|Noun||1.||Illyria - an uncertain region on the east shore of the Adriatic where an ancient Indo-European people once lived|