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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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As a token of appreciation of the Romanian state, for its just attitude and its role in maintaining the status quo in the Balkan Peninsula, the treaties for establishing peace, that was expected to end the Serbian-Bulgarian conflict started in 1885, began in Bucharest on the 23rd of January 1886 (The Service of the National Central Historical Archives, Bucharest, 1886: 2).
During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century Macedonia was one of the most disputed territories and an "apple of discord" on the Balkan Peninsula.
Countries across the Balkan peninsula also laboured under temperatures that hit an historic 43C in Belgrade and 44C in Bulgaria.
PRESERVE STABILITY ON BALKAN PENINSULA (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)
Previous records from the Balkan Peninsula are doubtful; they are therefore analyzed critically in order determine the true distribution of this species.
However, the Balkan peninsula remains troubled; it still contains elements that could unravel the tenuous peace.
Serbia and Montenegro and its neighbors form a region in southeastern Europe called the Balkan Peninsula.
Serbia and Montenegro, a state union in Southeast Europe, in the Balkan peninsula, has more than 8 million people with the overwhelming majority of people being Orthodox Christians.
Senator Reed included other groups in addition to the Syrians in his description of the "trash," [which] "came here in large numbers from Syria and the Turkish Provinces and from different countries of the Balkan peninsula and from all that part of southeastern Europe.
Some of these countries, such as the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland, have already made significant progress in this transition; others, however, including the countries from the Balkan Peninsula, are at the beginning of the process.
Skadar Lake (full-day) pounds 25: Visit the largest lake on the Balkan peninsula, known for its rich flora and fauna.
By reference to anthropology, geology and geography, and by small quotations from original sources, the authors show how the Balkan peninsula helped to shape the nature and history of the Greeks.