Balkan States
geographical name see Balkans

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Balkan States — the countries in the Balkan Peninsula: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, and the European part of Turkey. Also called the Balkans. * * * …   Universalium

  • Balkan States — countries of Balkan penin.: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Yugoslavia, and part of Turkey …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Balkan States — /bɔlkən ˈsteɪts/ (say bawlkuhn stayts) plural noun the countries in the Balkan Peninsula: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia, Greece, and the European part of Turkey. Also, the Balkans …   Australian English dictionary

  • Balkan States — the countries in the Balkan Peninsula: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, and the European part of Turkey. Also called the Balkans …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Balkan League — The Balkan League was the alliance of Serbia, Montenegro, Greece and Bulgaria against the Ottoman Empire during the Balkan Wars. Its founder was by large the Serbian Prime Minister Milovan Milovanović.After the outbreak of the Italo Turkish War… …   Wikipedia

  • Balkan League — (1912)    An alliance of Serbia, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria against the Ottoman Empire during the First Balkan War. Eleutherios Venizelos, the prime minister of Greece, had pushed for an alliance with Bulgaria early in 1911 to protect… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Balkan Wars — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Balkan Wars caption=Boundaries on the Balkans after the First and the Second Balkan War place=Balkan Peninsula date=October 8 1912 July 18 1913 result=Treaty of London, Treaty of Bucharest… …   Wikipedia

  • Balkan Wars — (1912–1913)    Two wars fought principally over control of the Ottoman provinces in Macedonia and Thrace. The first, from October 1912 to May 1913, brought the states of the Balkan League, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, and Montenegro, together into a …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

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