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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bal′kan Penin′sula(n.)

  1. a peninsula in S Europe, S of the Danube River and bordered by the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean, and Black seas.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Balkan Peninsula, Balkans(noun)

    a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range


  1. Balkan Peninsula(ProperNoun)

    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.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. 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.


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