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A major mountain range of southeast Europe extending about 560 km (350 mi) from eastern Serbia through central Bulgaria to the Black Sea. The Balkans are a continuation of the Carpathian Mountains and rise to 2,376 m (7,795 ft).
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(Placename) a mountain range extending across Bulgaria from the Black Sea to the eastern border. Highest peak: Mount Botev, 2376 m (7793 ft)
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a mountain range extending from W Bulgaria to the Black Sea: highest peak, 7794 ft. (2370 m).
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|Noun||1.||Balkan Mountains - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula|
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