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Balkan Mountains


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  • n. the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula


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  • In the Balkan Mountains is the famous Vale of Roses which furnishes about half the world's supply of attar-of-roses.

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  • Sprinkled with pom pom-ed footwear, silver chains and intricate silver embroidery, Galliano captured the traditional look with the right twist of high fashion, creating a chic and new take on the often dowdy folk dresses of Russian villagers residing in the Balkan Mountains.

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  • We ended up hiking for about 3 hours up into the Balkan Mountains.

    A warm winter's day

  • I took a two day hike with Milko and his wife Maria to хижа Рай a mountain cabin called Paradise which is near the highest peak called Botev in the Balkan Mountains i wore my completely worn out 5 years old no traction whatsoever New Balance running shoes and on the peak there was slick snow and i kept slipping and sliding and falling down.

    Something Like Sparrows

  • THE TREATY OF BERLIN (See June 13–July 13) established a small Bulgarian principality north of the Balkan Mountains, and an Eastern Rumelia south of the mountains.


  • After raiding into Thrace, they accepted a truce that left them in possession of Bulgaria north of the Balkan Mountains.

    g. The Second Bulgarian Empire

  • The emperor failed to defeat them and had to cede all the lands to the north of the Balkan Mountains, with the exception of some Black Sea ports.


  • Though at times successful, the Greek commanders were unable to suppress the movement, which resulted in the formation of a new Bulgarian state north of the Balkan Mountains (1188).


  • Bulgaria was divided into three parts: (1) Bulgaria proper, north of the Balkan Mountains, was to be tributary and autonomous; (2) Eastern Rumelia, south of the mountains, was to have a special organization under the Ottoman government; (3) Macedonia, which was to have certain reforms.

    1878, Jan. 9

  • Sviatoslav, the Russian, crossed the Balkan Mountains and took Philippopolis.



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