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Maritsa

[muh-reet-suh] /məˈrit sə/
noun
1.
a river in S Europe, flowing from S Bulgaria along the boundary between Greece and European Turkey and into the Aegean. 300 miles (485 km) long.
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  • The uplands east of the Maritsa River are not of the same stature as the major ranges.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The Maritsa and Tundzha and the major rivers that flow into the Danube have wide valleys with alluvial soils.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Several major rivers flow directly to the Aegean Sea, although the Maritsa with its tributaries is by far the largest.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • In this context, the Rodopi includes only the mountains south of the Maritsa River basin.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for Maritsa

Maritsa

/Bulgarian maˈritsa/
noun
1.
a river in S Europe, rising in S Bulgaria and flowing east into Turkey, then south from Edirne as part of the border between Turkey and Greece to the Aegean. Length: 483 km (300 miles) Turkish name Meriç Greek name Évros
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