Thrace

[ threys ]
/ θreɪs /

noun

an ancient region of varying extent in the E part of the Balkan Peninsula: later a Roman province; now in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece.
a modern region corresponding to the S part of the Roman province: now divided between Greece (Western Thrace ) and Turkey (Eastern Thrace ).

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Thrace
/ (θreɪs) /

noun

an ancient country in the E Balkan Peninsula: successively under the Persians, Macedonians, and Romans
a region of SE Europe, corresponding to the S part of the ancient country: divided by the Maritsa River into Western Thrace (Greece) and Eastern Thrace (Turkey)
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