Western Thrace
geographical name — see Thrace

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Western Thrace — Thrace ( el. Θράκη, Thrákī , IPA2|ˈθɾаkʲi; bg. Беломорска Тракия, Belomorska Trakiya ; tr. Batı Trakya) is a geographic and historical region of Greece, located between the Nestos and Evros rivers in the northeast of the country. Together with… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Thrace — West′ern Thrace′ n. geg See under Thrace 2) …   From formal English to slang

  • Western Thrace. — See under Thrace (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • Western Thrace. — See under Thrace (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turks of Western Thrace — Turks ( tr. Batı Trakya Türkleri) form an officially unrecognized minority group in Greece, traditionally settled in the northeastern region of Thrace, also known as Greek or Western Thrace to distinguish it from the parts of Thrace which belong… …   Wikipedia

  • Albanian-speakers of Western Thrace — Note: For an overview of different communities of Albanian origin in Greece, see Albanian communities in Greece. Albanian speakers form a linguistic minority in Greek Macedonia and Western Thrace along the border with Turkey. They speak the… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrace — ( bg. Тракия, Trakiya or Trakija or Trakia , el. Θράκη, Thráki , tr. Trakya) is a historical and geographic area in southeast Europe. Today the name Thrace designates a region spread over southern Bulgaria (Northern Thrace), northeastern Greece… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrace — /thrays/, n. 1. an ancient region of varying extent in the E part of the Balkan Peninsula: later a Roman province; now in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece. 2. a modern region corresponding to the S part of the Roman province: now divided between… …   Universalium

  • Thrace — geographical name region SE Europe in Balkan Peninsula N of the Aegean; as ancient country ( Thrace (or Thracia) ), extended to the Danube; modern remnant divided between Greece ( Western Thrace) & Turkey ( Eastern Thrace, constituting Turkey in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thrace — [[t]θreɪs[/t]] n. 1) geg an ancient region of varying extent in the E part of the Balkan Peninsula: later a Roman province; now in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece 2) geg a modern region corresponding to the S part of the Roman province: now divided… …   From formal English to slang

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