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Epirus (periphery of Greece)
 
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From Latin Ēpīrus, from Ancient Greek Ἤπειρος (Ḗpeiros, mainland).

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Epirus

  1. A traditional geographic region lying partly in northwestern Greece (where it includes Arta, Ioannina, Preveza and Thesprotia) and partly in southern Albania (an area known as Northern Epirus).
  2. (historical) A larger historical kingdom in roughly the same region, widely extended by the Greek general and king Pyrrhus during the early Hellenistic period.
  3. One of the thirteen peripheries (administrative regions) of modern Greece.

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Epirus m

  1. Epirus (a region of Greece)

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Epirus ?

  1. Epirus (all senses)

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἤπειρος (Ḗpeiros).

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Ēpīrus f sg (genitive Ēpīrī); second declension

  1. Epirus (region and historical kingdom in modern Albania and Greece)

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Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ēpīrus
Genitive Ēpīrī
Dative Ēpīrō
Accusative Ēpīrum
Ablative Ēpīrō
Vocative Ēpīre

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