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Greece

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Grice, from Latin Graecia, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós); a character in Greek mythology, the son of Thessalos, the king of Phthia. Replaced Old English Grēcland, Crēcland, also from the same Latin source.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: grēs, IPA(key): /ɡɹiːs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːs
  • Homophone: grease (in some accents)

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Greece

  1. Country in southeastern Europe having borders with Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. Official name: Hellenic Republic.

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