Greece

geographical name \ ˈgrēs \
variants: or Modern Greek Ellás play \e-ˈläs\ or ancient Greek Hellas play \ˈhe-ləs\

Definition of Greece

country in southern Europe comprised of a jagged peninsula at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula and several hundred islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas; with a prominent history dating to ancient times, today it is a republic with its capital at Athens area 50,944 square miles (131,945 square kilometers), population 10,816,286
see also grecian, 1greek


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