Meaning of Rumelia

Ru•me•li•a

Pronunciation: (r-mē'lē-u, -mēl'yu), [key]
— n.
  1. a division of the former Turkish Empire, in the Balkan Peninsula: included Albania, Macedonia, and Thrace.
  2. a former autonomous province within this division: later became S Bulgaria.
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