Greece

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geographical name \ˈgrēs\
variants: or Modern Greek

Ellás

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Hellas

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Definition of Greece

  1. 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

  1. —see also grecian, 1greek

GREECE Defined for English Language Learners

Greece

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geographical name

Definition of Greece for English Language Learners

  • : country in Europe



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