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Definition of the noun greece

What does greece mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
  2. ancient Greece; a country of city-states (especially Athens and Sparta) that reached its peak in the fifth century BCE


  1. Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southern Europe and Balkans. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 11 million. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city.
  2. Greece is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 United States census, the town had a total population of 96,095. The town motto is "Discover the Promise.
  3. Greece is a suburban community and census-designated place in Monroe County, New York, United States. The population was 14,519 at the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Kingdom of Greece, American College of Greece, National Theatre of Greece, National Theatre of Northern Greece.


"Greece" is a musical album of Bouzouki & The Sirtaki Orchestra.


  1. "Greece" is a book by Mary Jo Clogg.
  2. "Greece" is a book by Philip Steele.
  3. "Greece" is a book by Stefania Ratto.
  4. "Greece" is a book by Georgios James Gregoriou.
    • also known as "Greece: problems in political change and democratic development, 1821-1967"
  5. "Greece" is a book by Antōnios Oikonomidēs.

There are many other writings with this title.


Greece a.k.a. Greece national football team: The Greek national football team represents Greece in association football and is controlled by the Hellenic Football Federation, the governing body for football in Greece. Greece's home ground is Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus and their coach is Paulo Bento. Greece is a competitive national team in European football, being one of only nine national teams to have won the UEFA European Championship.

  • also known as Greece Mens National Football Team, Greece Men's National Football Team, Greece Football Team, Greece Men's Football Team, Greece National Soccer Team, Greece Mens Football Team, Greece Men's National Soccer Team, Greece Mens National Soccer Team, Greece Mens Soccer Team, Greece Soccer Team, Greece Men's Soccer Team, Ethniki, Galanolefki, Piratiko, To Piratiko
  • nomination:
    • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year
    • Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year

Phrases with Greece

  1. West Greece
  2. capital of greece

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Greece

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Google previewGeographic Information Research (1997)

Bridging The Atlantic by Massimo Craglia, H. Couclelis

Greece is a small southern European country where it is possible to investigate the transfer and diffusion processes of GIS technology, through the development of the Greek GIS community, in ways that would not be possible in larger ...

Google previewGreece Country Study Guide (2012)

Strategic Information and Developments by International Business Publications, USA

Greece is a member of the OECD, the World Trade Organization, the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the European Union...

Greece is the twenty-fourth most globalized country in the world and is classified as a high income economy THE ...

Google previewGreece Investment and Business Guide Volume 1 Strategic and Practical Information (2015)

by IBP, Inc.

Greece is a member of the OECD, the World Trade Organization, the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the European Union and the Eurozone.

Google previewBusiness in Greece for Everyone (2012)

Practical Information and Contacts for Success by Int'l Business Publications, USA

Greece is a member of the OECD, the World Trade Organization, the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the European Union and the Eurozone.

Google previewA Grammar School Geography (1899)

Descriptive, Industrial, and Commercial by John Newell Tilden

Greece is the most southern part of the Balkan Peninsula. It has Turkey on the north, the Mediterranean on...

Though Greece is a country of mountains and hills , the soil is in many districts very fertile. There are considerable varieties of climate.

Google previewAnnual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions 1992 (1992)

by International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Exchange Arrangement The currency of Greece is the Greek Drachma. The Greek authorities operate a managed float for the drachma. Exchange rates for the U.S. dollar, the main intervention currency, and ...

Google previewMemory and the Mediterranean (2011)

by Fernand Braudel

Any confusion between present-day western civilization and that of ancient Greece is an anachronistic device, such as one finds in a Giraudoux play...

Google previewThe Discourse of Europe (2007)

Talk and text in everyday life by Sharon Millar, John Wilson

Yet Greece is the member state which, by virtue of its classical cultural heritage, feels that it is entitled more than...

Greece is the country with the lowest level of development as measured by per capita GNP a state whose economy has, since ...

Google previewProceedings of the 3rd International Conference: Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies in the Economic & Administrative Sciences (QMEAS 2013)

by Christos Frangos

Since Greece is a member of the EU a combination of national and European law is found to the examined and interrelated...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Greece (1995)

by Thanos Veremēs, Markos Dragoumēs

Greece, like all emerging Balkan states in the nineteenth century, rose out of a disintegrating Ottoman empire. Unification of its territories did not grow out of a swift series of victories, as was the case with Germany, but from a long, spasmodic ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1916)

GREECE, situated in southeastern Europe, ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

GREECE political disputes in the island and M. Zaimis, formerly Greek Premier, was appointed High Commissioner. Greece in 1908, following the overthrow of Abdul Hamid, Sultan of Turkey, declared for union with Crete. This was not ...

Google previewElgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition (2012)

by J. M. Smits

Greece (Ellada), officially called Hellas, belongs to the Romanic families of law. Its legal system is located somewhere in between the French and the German legal families, although it seems to approach the German family much more closely.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

Corinth, Greece, earthquake 856 AD Corinth, Greece Corinth, a city well acquainted with earthquakes because of its many underground geological fault lines, experienced an earthquake of magnitude 8 or more that almost totally destroyed the ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Greece. and. Rome. Terror, conducted by individuals against the state or by the state against its enemies and even its own citizens, played a significant role in the political history of the ancient world of the West. Such acts of terror ranged from ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

From the 4th through the early 8th centuries, Greece and its islands (lllyricum) were under the ecclesiastical authority of Rome, with the metropolitan of Thessaloniki serving as papal vicar for the region. From ca. 730 onwards, Greece came ...

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Quotes about Greece

It was the same with those old birds in Greece and Rome as it is now. The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. (Harry Truman)
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Scrabble value of G2R1E1E1C3E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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