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Epirus

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English

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Periphery of Greece

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈɛ.pɪ.ɹʌs/, SAMPA: /"E.pI.rVs/
  • Hyphenation: EH-pi-ruhs

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Epirus, from Ancient Greek Ἤπειρος (Ḗpeiros), mainland).

Proper noun

Singular
Epirus

Plural
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Epirus

  1. A region in northwestern Greece and southern Albania (known as Northern Epirus). It contains Arta, Ioannina, Preveza and Thesprotia.
  2. A larger historical kingdom based there, widely extended by the proverbial king Pyrrhus
  3. One of the 13 peripheries of modern Greece

Translations

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See also


Czech

Proper noun

Epirus m.

  1. Epirus (one of the 13 peripheries of Greece)

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