Balkan Wars

(redirected from Balkan War)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Balkan War: Ottoman Empire, Balkan countries
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to Balkan Wars

two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe

References in periodicals archive ?
The Kingdom of Serbia expanded to include the Vardar part of Macedonia (the territory of present-day Republic of Macedonia), while the Pirin part of Macedonia was conceded to the Kingdom of Bulgaria, the defeated party in the Second Balkan War.
With his statement that the Balkan War is "war for ethnic cleansing and other forms that we later defined as variations of the Revival Process", Ahmed Dogan proved that for him the Liberation of Bulgaria from the domination, yoke of the Ottoman Empire was not a positive thing," Siderov declared.
Serbs from Bosnia Herzogovina are furious that the movie shows their people raping Muslim women prisoners in the 1990s Balkan war.
There is no logic, due to obstinacy or prejudices toward everything that is Albanians, to allow persons who enslaved and ransacked Macedonia from the period of Dushan's Empire to the Balkan war and the former kingdom, up to the National Liberation War and after.
On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the World War I, the Balkan War, the Battle of Canakkale and the Armenian incidents, our foreign policy including the protocols with Armenia is a serious restoration policy for the Balkans, Caucasus and the Middle East.
The Fall of Yugoslavia: The Third Balkan War by Misha Glenny, 1993.
If Croatia can convince people to overlook the Balkan War then surely a charm offensive by Ethiopia would convince more people to come here.
Before the 1991-95 Balkan war, there were six seminaries in Yugoslavia, but all were located in what are now other republics.
Since 1945 they have been posted to Hong Kong, West Berlin and were the first Nato force to liberate the Kosovan capital Pristina in the Balkan war of 1999.
Prolific Bulgarian-American author Vladimir Chernozemsky sets his novel Lion of the Balkans during the bloody Balkan War.
Peter French, for example, explicitly disclaims interest in "any of the specific charges that have been leveled against individuals and groups in the Balkans" (29), although this does not stop him from calling for the execution of "average Balkan war criminals" (46).
The powerful No Man's Land by director Denis Tanovi deals not only with the Balkan war, but war as a whole.
But these three defendants impressed the judge because they carried out their action during the Balkan war, when the nuclear missiles on British Trident submarines were in a state of readiness.
It is foolish and preposterous for the United States to unleash a new war of aggression on the Korean Peninsula while carrying on the Balkan war with the calculation that it can simultaneously win wars in the two major regions," the North's Rodong Sinmun newspaper wrote.
This took place less than two weeks before the end of the Balkan War.