Balkan state

/ˌbɔlkən steɪt/

Other forms: Balkan states

Definitions of Balkan state
  1. noun
    any one of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula
    synonyms: Balkan country, Balkan nation
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    Republic of Albania
    a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
    Republic of Bulgaria
    a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
    Hellenic Republic
    a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
    landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991
    ancient Greece; a country of city-states (especially Athens and Sparta) that reached its peak in the fifth century BCE
    type of:
    European country, European nation
    any one of the countries occupying the European continent
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