American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A region and ancient country of the southeast Balkan Peninsula north of the Aegean Sea. In ancient times it extended as far north as the Danube River. The region was colonized by Greeks in the seventh century B.C. and later passed under the control of Rome, Byzantium, and Ottoman Turkey. Northern Thrace was annexed by Bulgaria in 1885, and eastern Thrace passed to Turkey in 1923.
- n. A historical and geographic area in southeast Europe, now divided between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey.
- n. an ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula to the north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey
- From Latin Thrācia, from Ancient Greek Θρᾴκη (Thrāïkē), from Θρᾱξ (Thrāx), Θρᾴξ (Thrāix) 'Thracian', from base of thrāssō 'to trouble, stir' and -ix (cf. Phoinix 'Phoenician' and Kilix 'Cilician'). (Wiktionary)
“Kara “Starbuck” Thrace is the first Colonial in the line, an appropriate pick as one of the most popular characters on the TV show.”
“The cheatin 'version would be Maryanne Thrace, because Maryanne wasn't the name she wrote under, there's no middle name, and Thrace is fictional, but from a TV show.”
“That temple in Thrace? â€ she inquires with a slight slurring. â€œYeah, well, we talked about that, too.”
“Constantinople and all Asia Minor will be hers in complete sovereignty, and though Adrianople, Western Thrace and most non-Turkish Europeans have been saved out of the ruin, the defensive European frontier of the Maritza and in Eastern Thrace is regained.”
“Can, for instance, Turkey and Greece make an inch of progress in resolving their Aegean disputes if Turkey claimed western Thrace is Turkish territory and justified this claim by asking its western friends: "Come on gentlemen, do you think we are crazy enough to attempt to invade EU territory?”
“The warm baths of Anchialus in Thrace were rendered as safe as they were salutary; but the rich pastures of Thessalonica were foraged by the”
“Panium in Thrace, and deserved, by his eloquence, an honorable place among the sophists of the age.”
“Not a hope could be entertained of shaking his long-tried fidelity; and they justly dreaded the revenge, or rather the justice, of the veteran general, who might speedily assemble an army in Thrace to punish the assassins, and perhaps to enjoy the fruits of their crime.”
“He was born in Thrace, and educated to the profession of arms; but”
“Thrace, is mentioned by Zonaras (tom.ii. l.xvii. p. 209) and Anna”
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