- Bal|kans, thealso Balkan States, thea large area in southeast Europe which includes Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, and Yugoslavia. It is an area in which there have been many wars and many changes in the borders of the countries.
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Balkans — [bôl′kənz] countries of the Balkan Peninsula (Serbia and Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, & the European part of Turkey) & Romania: also … Universalium
Balkans — prop. n. pl. 1. The countries occupying the Balkan Peninsula. Syn: Balkan countries, Balkan nations, Balkan states. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The Balkan mountains. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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Balkans — n. Balkan States, countries located on the Balkan Peninsula (Serbia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece and the European part of Turkey) BalÂ·kan || bÉ”ËlkÉ™n n. native or resident of the Balkan Peninsula n. the Balkans, historic and geographic… … English contemporary dictionary
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