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Words nearby Balkan Peninsula
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Originally it was a low-level insurgency mainly confined to the Sinai Peninsula .ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
KIEV, Ukraine—He took the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea with just a few shots fired.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him|Jamie Dettmer|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the Arabian Peninsula flourished, the area became the center of cultural development.
Putin mentioned the word before, during the Crimea crises last spring before he annexed the strategic peninsula.Putin Mocks the West, Puts His Own Prestige on the Line|Anna Nemtsova|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At present, Russia only has access to the strategic peninsula by sea or by air.Russia Lies About Invading Ukraine as It Invades Ukraine|Anna Nemtsova|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.
The sailors had hoped they would be able to shield the Southern point of the Peninsula by interposing their ships but they can't.
As I write dead quiet reigns on the Peninsula, literally dead quiet.
Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for Balkan Peninsula
Cultural definitions for Balkan Peninsula
Peninsula in southeastern Europe between the Ionian Sea and Adriatic Sea on the west, the Mediterranean Sea on the south, and the Aegean Sea and Black Sea on the east. The nations of the Balkan Peninsula include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, and the former Yugoslavia. The European portion of Turkey is also on the Balkan Peninsula. (See also Balkanization.)