Thrace

Thrace

[threys]
noun
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 Greece (Western Thrace) and Turkey (Eastern Thrace)
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Thrace (θreɪs)
 
n
1.  an ancient country in the E Balkan Peninsula: successively under the Persians, Macedonians, and Romans
2.  a region of SE Europe, corresponding to the S part of the ancient country: divided by the Maritsa River into Western Thrace (Greece) and Eastern Thrace (Turkey)

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