geographical name ancient region S Europe in Balkan Peninsula bordering on the Adriatic • Illyric adjective

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  • Illyria — Estatus: viva Especie: Anciano Afiliación: Investigaciones Angel Familia: Poderes: Fuerza, agilidad, reflejos y resistencia sobrehumanos, y casi una total invulnerabilidad (algo disminuidos por el Generador Mutari). Manipulación del tiempo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Illyria — • A district of the Balkan Peninsula, which has varied in extent at different periods Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Illyria     Illyria      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Illyria — ancient country on the northeast shore of the Adriatic in modern Croatia; the name is of obscure origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Illyria — [i lir′ē ə] ancient region along the E coast of the Adriatic: see GREECE Illyric [ilir′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Illyria — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = Illyria common name = Illyria continent = Europe region = Balkans country = era = Classical Antiquity government type = Monarchy leader1 = Hyllius, first leader2 = Gentius, last event… …   Wikipedia

  • Illyria — /i lear ee euh/, n. an ancient country along the E coast of the Adriatic. * * * Ancient country, northwestern Balkan Peninsula, southeastern Europe. It was inhabited from the 10th century BC by the Illyrians, an Indo European people who later… …   Universalium

  • Illyria — Illyrien (altgr. Illyris Ἰλλυρίς) ist eine antike Bezeichnung für das Land der Illyrer im Westen der Balkanhalbinsel. Nach Eroberung des Gebietes durch die Römer wurde es zu einer römischen Provinz mit wechselndem Umfang: lat. Illyricum.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Illyria — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L’Illyrie est une province romaine; Illyria est un personnage de la série télévisée Angel. Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ILLYRIA —    the name anciently given to a broad stretch of mountainous country of varying extent lying E. of the Adriatic Sea. The Illyrians were the last Balkan people to be civilised; becoming a Roman province 35 B.C., Illyria furnished several emperors …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Illyria — noun A region in the western part of todays Balkan Peninsula that was inhabited by the Illyrians, ancient Indo European people …   Wiktionary

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