HyperDic: balkans

English > 3 senses of the word Balkans:
NOUNobjectBalkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Rangethe major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
locationBalkans, Balkan Peninsulaa large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
locationBalkansthe Balkan countries collectively
Balkans > pronunciation
Soundsbao'lkahnz
RhymesAleutians ... transactions: 47 rhymes with ahnz...
English > Balkans: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningThe major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula.
SynonymsBalkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Range
Instance ofrange, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountainsA series of hills or mountains
Part ofBalkan Peninsula, BalkansA large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
SpanishBalcanes
CatalanSerralada dels Balcans
English > Balkans: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range.
SynonymBalkan Peninsula
Instance ofpeninsulaA large mass of land projecting into a body of water
MembersBalkanAn inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsAlbania, Republic of AlbaniaA republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
Balkan WarsTwo wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe
Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan stateAny one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
Balkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain RangeThe major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Croatia, Republic of Croatia, HrvatskaA republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area
Macedon, Macedonia, MakedonijaThe ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
Macedonialandlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula
ThraceAn ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula to the north of the Aegean Sea
Turkey, Republic of TurkeyA Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans
SpanishBalcanes, Península Balcánica
CatalanBalcans, Península Balcànica
English > Balkans: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe Balkan countries collectively.
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
SpanishBalcanes

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