Early system on IBM 650. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
to divide (a country, territory, etc.) into small, quarrelsome, ineffectual states. (often lowercase) to divide (groups, areas, etc.) into contending and usually ineffectual factions: a movement to balkanize minority voters. verb (transitive) to divide (a territory) into small warring states to divide (a group or organization) into small factions v. 1920, first used in reference […]
a salt lake in SE Kazakhstan. About 7115 sq. mi. (18,430 sq. km). noun Lake Balkhash, a salt lake in SE Kazakhstan: fed by the Ili River. Area: about 18 000 sq km (7000 sq miles)
Sports. (in track events) the starting line. Billiards. a straight line drawn across the table behind which the cue balls are placed in beginning a game. any of four lines, each near to and parallel with one side of the cushion, that divide the table into a large central panel or section and eight smaller […]
pertaining to the Balkan States or their inhabitants. pertaining to the Balkan Peninsula. pertaining to the Balkan Mountains. the Balkans. Balkan States. Contemporary Examples Another is rooted in atrocities committed during the Balkan conflicts of the 90s. Dylan’s Candor Gets Misconstrued as Hate Speech in France Ian Bell December 6, 2013 He conceived the federal […]