Epirus

[ ih-pahy-ruh s ]
/ ɪˈpaɪ rəs /
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noun

an ancient district in NW Greece and S Albania.
a modern region in NW Greece. 3573 sq. mi. (9255 sq. km).
Related formsE·pi·rote [ih-pahy-roht] /ɪˈpaɪ roʊt/, E·pei·rot [ih-pahy-ruh t] /ɪˈpaɪ rət/, noun
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Epirus

/ (ɪˈpaɪərəs) /

noun

a region of NW Greece, part of ancient Epirus ceded to Greece after independence in 1830
(in ancient Greece) a region between the Pindus mountains and the Ionian Sea, straddling the modern border with Albania
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