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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula or the Balkan Mountains.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Balkan States or their inhabitants.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Balkans, a mountain-range crossing Bulgaria from west to east, or to the peninsula embracing European Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Rumania, Servia, and the regions westward to the Adriatic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula
  • adjective Of or relating to the Balkan Mountains
  • adjective Of or relating to the Balkan countries and their inhabitants

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula

Etymologies

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From Turkish balkan ("a wooded mountain chain").

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