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Balkan

[bawl-kuh n] /ˈbɔl kən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to the Balkan States or their inhabitants.
2.
pertaining to the Balkan Peninsula.
3.
pertaining to the Balkan Mountains.
noun
4.
the Balkans. Balkan States.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
Related forms
Balkanite, noun, adjective
trans-Balkan, adjective
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Balkan

/ˈbɔːlkən/
adjective
1.
of, denoting, or relating to the Balkan States or their inhabitants, the Balkan Peninsula, or the Balkan Mountains
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