Definition of Thrace in English:

Thrace

Syllabification: Thrace
Pronunciation: /THrās
 
/
An ancient country that was west of the Black Sea and north of the Aegean Sea. It is now divided between Turkey, Bulgaria, and Greece.

Derivatives

Thracian

Pronunciation: /ˈTHrāSHən/
adjective & noun
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  • There were Batavians, Thracians, Mauretanians, Sarmatians: all brought in through service in the army, and all eventually granted citizenship and a packet of land after their 25 years' service.
  • Half a century before Christ the Thracians occupied Hungary east of the Danube, while Hungary west of the Danube was the home of Celtic and Illyrian tribes.
  • From about 200 B.C., when it was settled by the Dacians, a Thracian tribe, Romania has been in the path of a series of migrations and conquests.

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