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Origin of Balkan
OTHER WORDS FROM BalkanBal·kan·ite, noun, adjectivetrans-Balkan, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Balkan
Another is rooted in atrocities committed during the Balkan conflicts of the 90s.Dylan’s Candor Gets Misconstrued as Hate Speech in France|Ian Bell|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Revisiting the Balkan wars may be a useful reminder about the limits of airpower.The Pros of Putting Special Forces On the Ground in Syria|Andrew Slater|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The New York Review of Books Classics recently rereleased The Balkan Trilogy and School for Love.
The second reason stems from more recent history: the Balkan genocides of the 1990s.
Knaus, meanwhile, is the founding Chairman of the European Stability Initiative and an expert on the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
The Crimean War of 1854-5 had important consequences for the Balkan peoples.The Roman Empire in the Light of Prophecy|W. E. Vine
In the autumn of 1912 the Balkan States declared war on Turkey, and beat her very badly.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
The Balkan situation, therefore, brought Russia and Austria face to face in opposition to each other.A School History of the Great War|Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
This consideration also accounts for England's attitude during the Balkan confusion of 1912 and 1913.
With this end in view he began intriguing, and as an intriguer, Ferdinand is the cleverest of all the Balkan monarchs.