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Balkan Peninsula


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  • proper n. A large peninsula in southeastern Europe surrounded by water on three sides: the Adriatic Sea to the west, the Mediterranean Sea (including the Ionian and Aegean Seas) to the south and the Black Sea to the east. Its northern boundary is often given as the Danube, Sava and Kupa rivers.

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

  • n. a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range


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  • Somehow or other even a British citizen with more than the usual stupidity of our race as to foreign languages can make himself understood in the Balkan Peninsula, which is so polyglottic that its inhabitants understand signs very well.)


  • Another low came from Spain, rose into the Alpine Region and goes into the Balkan Peninsula.

    CNN Transcript Jan 6, 2010

  • So it's not only a Great Britain story, but it's into Germany, parts of Poland, here the Alpine Region, and then in the Balkan Peninsula we see some more rain.

    CNN Transcript Jan 8, 2010

  • And then the snow is coming into the Alpine Region and the Balkan Peninsula.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2010

  • And this low is going to bring more snow into the Alpine Region, even into the Balkan Peninsula.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2010

  • Kosovo, map of the crisis region: Also includes world map on reverse: [western Balkan Peninsula and Italy] by Hammond World Atlas Corporation

    Between Washington and Moscow: Papandreou's Energy Challenge

  • Eons ago, the Balkan Peninsula was actually covered under a vast ocean, and the evidence of this has been left in a region covering northwestern Bulgaria and eastern Serbia in the form of some amazingly unique rock formations.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • You are in better shape than Italy and the Balkan Peninsula, so we're going to see, this weekend, bad storms there.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2009

  • But now this system is moving a little bit into the Balkan Peninsula and in Greece included, is where we will see the bad weather.

    CNN Transcript Sep 17, 2009

  • And this low is bringing snow in the alps, snow in the Balkan Peninsula, also snow in northern parts of Spain right now.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2009


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