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an ancient region of varying extent in the E part of the Balkan Peninsula: later a Roman province; now in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece.
a modern region corresponding to the S part of the Roman province: now divided between Greece (Western Thrace) and Turkey (Eastern Thrace)
an ancient country in the E Balkan Peninsula: successively under the Persians, Macedonians, and Romans
a region of SE Europe, corresponding to the S part of the ancient country: divided by the Maritsa River into Western Thrace (Greece) and Eastern Thrace (Turkey)
noun 1. See under . noun 1. the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usually the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region. The standard time zones in the U.S. (Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Yukon time, Alaska-Hawaii time, and Bering time) use the […]
- Eastern townships
noun 1. an area of central Canada, in S Quebec: consists of 11 townships south of the St Lawrence
- Eastern tradition
noun 1. any of the philosophies and teachings that derive from Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and other spiritual traditions of the East
noun 1. See under . [tur-kuh-stan, -stahn] /ˌtɜr kəˈstæn, -ˈstɑn/ noun 1. a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan) a strip of N Afghanistan, and the area (Russian Turkestan) comprising the republics […]