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Balkans,

the countries of the Balkan Peninsula, which include Romania, Bulgaria, and Yugoslavia.
Balkan frame - metal frame above a bed which provides for limb suspension, named for the Balkan wars, 1908-1913.
Balkan nephrectomy
Balkan nephritis - chronic progressive nephritis seen predominantly in Balkan countries.
Balkan nephropathy - interstitial nephritis occurring in the Balkan countries.
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Similar salt mines near Tuzla in Bosnia and Turda in Romania help prove the existence of a series of civilisations which also mined copper and gold in the Carpathian and Balkan mountains during the same period.
The troupe convinced the German captain to let them leave the ship at the Bulgarian port of Kozlodui and started moving in the direction of the Balkan Mountains where most of the battles of the April Uprising were taking place.
Yet another reason is the diversity of its nature: Alpine mountain snow-capped peaks, Balkan Mountains, sunny Black Sea coast, Danubian River plains, Mediterranean climate in the valleys and the lowlands in the southern most territories.
Patriarch Maxim was born as Marin Naidenov Minkov on October 29, 1914 and was raised in the Balkan Mountains village of Oreshak.
From here we take a day trip to climb the heights of another impressive fort on the Balkan Mountains range.
They took Pleven and, at the end of 1877, crossed the Balkan Mountains in a wide-ranging counter-offensive.
Russia's close relationship with Bulgaria also ensures its presence in the Balkan Mountains, which stretch in an east-west direction down the middle of the country.
Plevneliev stated that construction would begin of another 14 sections under the "Transit Roads 5" program, and another 22 under the Regional Development program, including major repairs to the Rish Pass, Balkan Mountains route that connects Shumen and Karnobat.

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