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Meaning of Balkan War

Bal'kan War'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a war (1912–13) in which Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed Turkey.
  2. a war (1913) in which Greece, Rumania, and Serbia opposed Bulgaria for the redivision of territory taken from Turkey in the First Balkan War.
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