Balkans


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Bal·kans

 (bôl′kənz)
1. The Balkan Peninsula.
2. The Balkan Mountains.
3. The Balkan States.
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Noun1.Balkans - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan PeninsulaBalkans - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula, Balkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
2.Balkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain RangeBalkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
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
Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan state - any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
Albania, Republic of Albania - a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
Croatia, Hrvatska, Republic of Croatia - a republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; became independent in 1991
Macedon, Makedonija, Macedonia - the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
Thrace - an ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula to the north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey
Macedonia - landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Balkan Mountain Range, Balkan Mountains, Balkans - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Balkan - an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
3.Balkans - the Balkan countries collectivelyBalkans - the Balkan countries collectively  
Translations

Balkans

[ˈbɔːlkənz] npl the Balkansi Balcani
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Meantime she talked in a hoarse tone of the political situation in the Balkans.
Sometimes we saw him passing in lonely majesty to his inner sanctum, with his eyes staring vaguely and his mind hovering over the Balkans or the Persian Gulf.
The project is part of the extension of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) to the Western Balkans.
During the iron revolution,at the time of the 19th Dynasty of Egypt, the Pharaohs Seth I (1294-1279BC) and Ramesses II (1279-1213BC) sent Egyptian slaves to bring iron from contemporary civilisations such as Anatolia, the Balkans, North of Apennine, Cyprus, and Peloponnese.
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After being part of the first Kosovo team to climb Mount Everest Arineta Mula has joined local tour operator to become one of the first women mountain guides to cross three countries in the epic hike of about 100 miles called Peaks of the Balkans.
Soft connectivity and deepening economic integration between the six countries in the Western Balkans dominated the agenda of yesterdays third Western Balkans Investment Summit.
This was said by the Prime Minister in London, who is participating in the Western Balkans Investment Forum organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The strategy includes six initiatives the EU will take over the coming years to support the transformation of efforts of the Western Balkans in areas of mutual interest.
Vienna: A new World Bank report revealed it will take as many as six decades for income levels in the Western Balkans to catch up with those of the European Union (EU) if economies in the region continue to grow at the average speed achieved between 1995 and 2015.
But we from the Balkans who have suffered from different wars and foreign interests and have experimented with different models of peacemaking, most of them imposed from outside can offer them an advice that was given to us by them to us that we need more time to develop into a democracy.
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