meaning of balkan

balkan meaning in General Dictionary

an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula

balkan - German to English

the Balkans {pl}

Sentence Examples with the word balkan

Napoleon's occupation of the Ionian Islands and his relations with Ali had alarmed Russia, which feared that French influence would be substituted for her own in the Balkan peninsula; and on the 5th of September 1798 a formal alliance, to which Great Britain soon after acceded, was signed on behalf of the emperor Paul and the sultan.

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