Bulgaria
geographical name country SE Europe on Black Sea; a republic capital Sofia area 42,823 square miles (110,912 square kilometers), population 8,466,000

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • BULGARIA — BULGARIA, East Balkan republic located along the Black Sea. Ancient Period A Jewish settlement is known to have existed in Macedonia in the time of Caligula (37–41 C.E.; Philo, Embassy to Gaius, par. 281). A late second century Latin inscription… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bulgaria — • A European kingdom in the northeastern part of the Balkan Peninsula Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bulgaria     Bulgaria     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bulgaria —    Bulgaria is relatively close to the center of the Eastern Orthodox Church in Constantinople (Istanbul), and the Orthodox Church came to dominate its Christian community. Its position was shaken during four centuries of ottoman Turkish rule,… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Bulgarĭa — (B. Fr.), Morchelpilzgattung, aus der Familie der Hymenomycetes Helvellacei Cupulati …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bulgaria — M.L., from Bulgari Bulgarians, perhaps lit. the men from the Bolg, the River Volga, upon whose banks they lived until 6c. But the people s name for themselves in O.Bulg. was Blugarinu, according to OED, which suggests a different origin. In other …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bulgaria — [bəl ger′ē ə, boolger′ē ə] country in SE Europe, on the Black Sea: founded in the 7th cent. & under Turkish rule from the late 14th cent. until 1878; gained full independence in 1908: 42,855 sq mi (110,994 sq km); pop. 8,473,000; cap. Sofia …   English World dictionary

  • Bulgaria — /bul gair ee euh, bool /, n. a republic in SE Europe. 8,652,745; 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km). Cap.: Sofia. * * * Bulgaria Introduction Bulgaria Background: The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in …   Universalium

  • Bulgaria — Infobox Country native name = bg. Република България bg. Republika Balgaria This article uses the official Bulgarian transliteration system when romanizing Bulgarian Cyrillic. For details, see Romanization of Bulgarian.] local name = bg. Balgaria …   Wikipedia

  • Bulgaria — Република България Republika Bǎlgariya República de Bulgaria …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Bulgaria — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Bulgaria <p></p> Background: <p></p> The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first… …   The World Factbook

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