Epirus

geographical name
Epi·​rus | \ i-ˈpī-rəs How to pronounce Epirus (audio) \
variants: or Greek Epeiros \ ˈē-​pē-​ˌrȯs How to pronounce Epeiros (audio) \

Definition of Epirus

region of northwestern Greece bordering on the Ionian Sea

Other Words from Epirus

Epirote \ i-​ˈpī-​ˌrōt How to pronounce Epirote (audio) , -​rət \ noun

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