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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(QNA) FM sends message to Greek counterpart Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani has sent a written message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic Giorgos Katrougalos, pertaining to bilateral relations and the means of supporting and developing them.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The Greek Minister of Environment and Energy Giorgos Stathakis granted the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Project) Installation Permit on the territory of the Hellenic Republic, ICGB AD (project company) told Trend.
Aeolos S.A.'s floating-rate notes are linked to the Greek sovereign IDR due to the unconditional and irrevocable undertaking by the Hellenic Republic to provide any shortfall amounts due by the issuer on the notes and expenses.
A vote took place in Skopje last week which launched constitutional amendments covered in the agreement signed by the Hellenic Republic and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in Prespa in June.
LAHORE -- Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Vice President and Regional Chairman Chaudhry Arfan Yousaf will lead a high profile business delegation to Hellenic Republic Greece (EU and Schengen State) in the last week of June 2018.
The President of the Hellenic Republic also mentioned the need for cooperation in the region in order to achieve peace.
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.
Following the operational transfer of the airports, Fraport Greece paid the upfront concession fee of EUR 1.234bn to the state-owned Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF).
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.

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