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Epirus

[ih-pahy-ruh s] /ɪˈpaɪ rəs/
noun
1.
an ancient district in NW Greece and S Albania.
2.
a modern region in NW Greece. 3573 sq. mi. (9255 sq. km).
Related forms
Epirote
[ih-pahy-roht] /ɪˈpaɪ roʊt/ (Show IPA),
Epeirot
[ih-pahy-ruh t] /ɪˈpaɪ rət/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Epirus

/ɪˈpaɪərəs/
noun
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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