Origin of Balkan
Related formsBal·kan·ite, noun, adjectivetrans-Bal·kan, adjective
Definition for balkans (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for balkans
As in the Balkans 20 years ago, the effort to preserve “recognized international borders” is already a dead letter.
The Germans, in turn, sold the Allied equipment to pro-Nazi groups in the Balkans.
When the U.S. did intervene militarily, such as in the Balkans, air power was the only real approach considered palatable.
Ignore the clumsy comparisons of the Syria War and the Balkans War.No One Understands Syria, But Everyone Is Choosing Sides|Michael Moynihan|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Krauthammer called Clinton naive for expending blood and treasure to protect human rights and self-determination in the Balkans.‘Neoconservative’ Needs to Be Retired. Why Not Try ‘Imperialist’?|Peter Beinart|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A couple of years later, came the big row in the Balkans, and the war had hardly started before dad was arrested as a spy.'On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles|Thomas Charles Bridges
How came it to pass that the Russians were allowed to cross the Balkans?Looking Seaward Again|Walter Runciman
We wish to do everything to create in the Balkans a situation of lasting calm.
Instantly she became acquainted with another athletic and penniless American who was raising the devil in the Balkans.Quick Action|Robert W. Chambers
Austria covets and by instalments obtains territory in the Balkans.A Short History of English Liberalism|Walter Lyon Blease