Balkans
also Balkan States geographical name the countries occupying the Balkan Peninsula; Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, & Turkey in Europe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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

  • Balkans — (péninsule des) ou péninsule balkanique la plus orientale des trois grandes péninsules médit. de l Europe qui englobe les pays de l anc. Yougoslavie, l Albanie, la Bulgarie, la Grèce et la Turquie d Europe. Cette région de montagnes, qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Balkans — probably from Turkic balkan mountain …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 Balkan States …   English World dictionary

  • Balkans — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Balkans (homonymie). Balkans Carte topographique des Balkans. Localisation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Balkans — Balkan and Balkan Peninsula redirect here. For other uses, see Balkan (disambiguation). The Balkan peninsula as defined by the Soča Krka Sava border in the north. The Balkans (often referred to as the Balkan Peninsula, although the two are not… …   Wikipedia

  • Balkans — n. in the Balkans * * * in the Balkans …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Balkans — noun /ˈbɔːl.kənz,ˈbɒl.kənz,ˈbɑl.kənz,ˈbɔl.kənz/ A geographical region in the southeast of Europe, roughly equivalent to the area covered by the former Yugoslav countries, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece and sometimes Romania. As the Ottomans victories… …   Wiktionary

  • Balkans — n. Balkan States, countries located on the Balkan Peninsula (Serbia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece and the European part of Turkey) Bal·kan || bɔːlkÉ™n n. native or resident of the Balkan Peninsula n. the Balkans, historic and geographic… …   English contemporary dictionary

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