Definition of Thrace

1. Noun. An ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula to the north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey.

Geographical relationships: Battle Of Lule Burgas, Lule Burgas
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Balkan Peninsula, Balkans
Member holonyms: Thracian



Definition of Thrace

1. Proper noun. A historical and geographic area in southeast Europe, now divided between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrace

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Thornton Wilder
Thornwaldt
Thoroughbred
Thorpe
Thorshavn
Thorstein Bunde Veblen
Thorstein Veblen
Thos.
Thoth
Thotlavalluru
Thousand Island dressing
Thousand Oaks
Thousand and One Nights
Thr
Thrace
Thracian
Thracians
Thraco-Phrygian
Thraupidae
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Threadneedle Street
Three Kings' Day
Threeness
Threskiornis
Threskiornis aethiopica
Threskiornithidae
Thriambus
Thrinax
Thrinax keyensis

Literary usage of Thrace

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus, Reginald Walter Macan (1895)
"Persian operations in thrace previous to the coming of Dareios. § 3. ... Loss and recovery of thrace and Macedón between 500-490 Bc § 1. ..."

2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"As a favor, or punishment, he transplanted them from the banks of the Euphrates to Constantinople and thrace ; and by this emigration their doctrine was ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"As a favour, or punishment, he transplanted them from the banks of the Euphrates to Constantinople and thrace ; and by transplant". this emigration their ..."

4. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"Yet it was a fatal year ; and a much greater blow, entailing a permanent loss, was dealt her in Thracian dominion. The war in thrace was always complicated ..."

5. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1900)
"The war in thrace was always complicated by the neighbourhood of the kingdoms of thrace and Macedonia. Before the fall of Potidaea the Athenians had formed ..."

6. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"My distinguished colleague has, I believe, established beyond doubt the fact that the numerical, cultural, and economic superiority of the Greeks in thrace ..."

7. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"According to this plan, the entire Province of thrace is divided into two ... The only poll included in the international strip of thrace is the port of the ..."

8. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"thrace still retained her dependent princes, the only land of any extent within the ... But thrace, surrounded by Roman provinces, was in no way dangerous ..."

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