eastern rumelia


[roo-mee-lee-uh, -meel-yuh]
a division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula: included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace.
a former autonomous province within this division: later became S Bulgaria.
Also, Roumelia.
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Rumelia (ruːˈmiːlɪə)
history the possessions of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkan peninsula: including Macedonia, Albania, Thrace, and an autonomous province (Eastern Rumelia) ceded in 1885 to Bulgaria

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