Balkan States

plural noun
  1. the countries in the Balkan Peninsula: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, and the European part of Turkey.
Also called the Balkans.
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British Dictionary definitions for balkan states

Balkan States

pl n
  1. the countries of the Balkan Peninsula: the former Yugoslavian Republics, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, and the European part of TurkeyAlso called: the Balkans
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