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Meaning of GREECE

Pronunciation:  grees

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil

GREECE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: Ellas, Hellenic Republic
 See Also: Actium, Aegina, Aigina, Arcadia, Argos, Athens, Athinai, Athos, Attica, Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan state, Balkans, battle of Lepanto, battle of Leuctra, battle of Marathon, battle of Navarino, battle of Pharsalus, battle of Thermopylae, Boeotia, capital of Greece, Chaeronea, Chios, Common Market, Corinth, Crete, Cyclades, Delphi, Dhodhekanisos, Dodecanese, EC, EEC, Epirus, EU, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Greek, Greek capital, Gulf of Aegina, Hellene, Ithaca, Ithaki, Khios, Kikladhes, Korinthos, Kriti, Laconia, Lemnos, Lepanto, Lesbos, Lesvos, Leuctra, Liakoura, Limnos, Mantinea, Mantineia, Marathon, Mount Athos, Mount Olympus, Mount Parnassus, Mt. Olympus, Mycenae, Mytilene, NATO, Navarino, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Olimbos, Olympus, Parnassus, Peloponnese, Peloponnesian Peninsula, Peloponnesus, Pharsalus, Rhodes, Rodhos, Salonica, Salonika, Saronic Gulf, Stagira, Stagirus, Thermopylae, Thessalia, Thessalonica, Thessaloniki, Thessaly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Greece\, n. pl.
See {Gree} a step. [Obs.]

Easton Bible Dictionary

orginally consisted of the four provinces of Macedonia, Epirus, Achaia, and Peleponnesus. In Acts 20:2 it designates only the Roman province of Macedonia. Greece was conquered by the Romans B.C. 146. After passing through various changes it was erected into an independent monarchy in 1831.

Moses makes mention of Greece under the name of Javan (Gen. 10:2-5); and this name does not again occur in the Old Testament till the time of Joel (3:6). Then the Greeks and Hebrews first came into contact in the Tyrian slave-market. Prophetic notice is taken of Greece in Dan. 8:21.

The cities of Greece were the special scenes of the labours of the apostle Paul.