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Rumelia

or Rou·me·li·a

[ roo-mee-lee-uh, -meel-yuh ]
/ ruˈmi li ə, -ˈmil yə /
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noun

a division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula: included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace.
Eastern, a former autonomous province within this division: later became S Bulgaria.

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Rumelia
/ (ruːˈmiːlɪə) /

noun

history the possessions of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkan peninsula: including Macedonia, Albania, Thrace, and an autonomous province (Eastern Rumelia) ceded in 1885 to Bulgaria
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