Epirus

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English[edit]

Greece's Epirus periphery
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Ēpīrus, from Ancient Greek Ἤπειρος ‎(Ḗpeiros, mainland).

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Proper noun[edit]

Epirus

  1. A region presently in northwestern Greece and southern Albania (known as Northern Epirus). It contains Arta, Ioannina, Preveza and Thesprotia.
  2. A larger historical kingdom based there, widely extended by the proverbial king Pyrrhus
  3. One of the 13 peripheries (administrative regions) of modern Greece

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Epirus m

  1. Epirus (one of the 13 peripheries of Greece)

Dutch[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Epirus ?

  1. Epirus (all senses)

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἤπειρος ‎(Ḗpeiros).

Proper noun[edit]

Ēpīrus f ‎(genitive Ēpīrī); second declension

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

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular
nominative Ēpīrus
genitive Ēpīrī
dative Ēpīrō
accusative Ēpīrum
ablative Ēpīrō
vocative Ēpīre