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Bal·kan

Balkan

 
pronunciation:
bawl kn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to the Balkan States or their peoples.
Balkan languages.
definition 2: of or pertaining to the Balkan Peninsula.
Balkan nations.
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part of speech: noun
definition: (pl.; sometimes used with a sing. verb) the Balkan States or the Balkan Peninsula (usu. prec. by "the").
The Balkans is a mountainous region in eastern Europe.The Balkans are bordered by the Adriatic, Mediterranean, Ionian, and Aegean Seas.
derivations: Balkanite (adj.), Balkanite (n.)