Eastern Rumelia
geographical name region S Bulgaria including Rhodope Mountains & the Maritsa valley

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  • Postage stamps and postal history of Eastern Rumelia — Eastern Rumelia or Eastern Roumelia was an autonomous province (vilayet) in the Ottoman Empire from 1878 to 1908; however it was under Bulgarian control from 1885 (see Bulgarian unification). The province is remembered today by philatelists for… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rumelia — /rooh mee lee euh, meel yeuh/, n. 1. a division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula: included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace. 2. Eastern, a former autonomous province within this division: later became S Bulgaria. Also, Roumelia …   Universalium

  • Eastern Question — The Eastern Question , in European history, encompasses the diplomatic and political problems posed by the decay of the Ottoman Empire. The expression does not apply to any one particular problem, but instead includes a variety of issues raised… …   Wikipedia

  • Rumelia — /ruˈmiliə/ (say rooh meeleeuh) noun 1. the European division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula; it included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace. 2. Eastern Rumelia, a former autonomous province within this division, which later… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Rumelia — /rooh mee lee euh, meel yeuh/, n. 1. a division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula: included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace. 2. Eastern, a former autonomous province within this division: later became S Bulgaria. Also, Roumelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bulgarian unification — The Unification of Bulgaria ( bg. Съединение на България, Saedinenie na Balgariya ) was the act of unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and the then Ottoman province of Eastern Rumelia in the autumn of 1885. It was co ordinated by the… …   Wikipedia

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