Balkan Peninsula

Balkan Peninsula
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.

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  • Balkan Peninsula — peninsula in SE Europe, between the Adriatic & Ionian seas on the west & the Black & Aegean seas on the east …   English World dictionary

  • Balkan Peninsula — noun a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range • Syn: ↑Balkans • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑Europe • Member Meronyms: ↑Balkan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balkan Peninsula — a peninsula in S Europe, S of the Danube River and bordered by the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean, and Black seas. * * * Peninsula, southeastern Europe. Located between the Adriatic Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Aegean and Black seas, it contains …   Universalium

  • Balkan Peninsula — geographical name peninsula SE Europe between Adriatic & Ionian seas on W & Aegean & Black seas on E • Balkan adjective • Balkanic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Balkan peninsula — n. peninsula in southeast Europe that includes the Balkan Mountains …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Balkan Peninsula —    The southeasternmost peninsula of Europe, often referred to as the Balkans. On three sides it is bordered by seas: the Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Sea of Marmora, and Black Sea (qq.v.). To the north, the Danube… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Balkan Peninsula — Bal′kan Penin′sula n. a peninsula in S Europe, S of the Danube River and bordered by the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean, and Black seas …   From formal English to slang

  • Balkan Peninsula — /bɔlkən pəˈnɪnʃələ/ (say bawlkuhn puh ninshuhluh) noun a peninsula in southern Europe, bordered by the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean and Black Seas …  

  • BALKAN PENINSULA —    the territory between the Adriatic and the Ægean Sea, bounded on the N. by the Save and the Lower Danube, and on the S. by Greece …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Balkan Peninsula — between Adriatic and Black seas and terminating between the Aegian and Ionian peninsulas …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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