follow Dictionary.com

Know these essential literary terms?

Western Thrace

noun
1.
See under Thrace (def 2).

Thrace

[threys] /θreɪs/
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)
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Western Thrace

Thrace

/θreɪs/
noun
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Western Thrace

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Western

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends