What does balkan mean?

Definitions for balkanˈbɔl kən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word balkan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Balkan(noun)

    an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula


  1. Balkan(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula

  2. Balkan(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Balkan Mountains

  3. Balkan(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Balkan countries and their inhabitants

  4. Origin: From balkan


  1. Balkan

    Balkan is the second studio album by Bosnian Serb singer Seka Aleksić. It was released in 2003. The album is named after the Balkan mountains. Balkan contains a few hit songs: "Crno i zlatno", "Šta je bilo, bilo je", "Idi lepi moj", "Jedna više", "Oči plave boje" and the title track.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of balkan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of balkan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner:

    It's important that every country on the Balkan route acts more restrictively, a backlog on the Slovenian side... cannot be ruled out.

  2. Alexander Rahr:

    The Poles and the Balkan states have found ways to receive LNG, let some time pass and see if the diversification is real. They will come to a point when they start to count their money.

  3. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    The union has been expanded to the east. But it would be a tragic and a historic mistake to leave out the Balkan countries, the admission of Albania, Montenegro and Serbia into the Union must have priority.

  4. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz:

    It is not just a case of Greece not processing those (asylum) claims, but they are actively doing their very best to get the refugees to move on to central Europe as soon as possible, the Western Balkan countries are overrun, overwhelmed and have been left to their own devices.

  5. Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka:

    The current situation when up to 3,000 people come to Greece every day certainly is not what we had in mind, the Visegrad Four (V4) realizes how important it is to focus on the west Balkan route and show solidarity with the west Balkan countries and help them with protection of their borders.

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