Definitions for balkans
Balkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Range(noun)
the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula, Balkans(noun)
a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
the Balkan countries collectively
A geographical region in the southeast of Europe, roughly equivalent to the area covered by the former Yugoslav countries, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece and sometimes Romania.
Origin: Of origin. Compare Turkish balkan.