Epirus

Epirus

[ih-pahy-ruhs]
noun
1.
an ancient district in NW Greece and S Albania.
2.
a modern region in NW Greece. 3573 sq. mi. (9255 sq. km).

Epirote [ih-pahy-roht] , Epeirot [ih-pahy-ruht] , noun
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Epirus (ɪˈpaɪərəs)
 
n
1.  a region of NW Greece, part of ancient Epirus ceded to Greece after independence in 1830
2.  (in ancient Greece) a region between the Pindus mountains and the Ionian Sea, straddling the modern border with Albania

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