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Balkan

[ bawl-kuhn ]
/ ˈbɔl kən /
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adjective
pertaining to the Balkan States or their inhabitants.
pertaining to the Balkan Peninsula.
pertaining to theBalkan Mountains.
noun
the Balkans. Balkan States.
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Origin of Balkan

First recorded in 1825–35

OTHER WORDS FROM Balkan

Bal·kan·ite, noun, adjectivetrans-Balkan, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Balkan

Balkan
/ (ˈbɔːlkən) /

adjective
of, denoting, or relating to the Balkan States or their inhabitants, the Balkan Peninsula, or the Balkan Mountains
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