Southeast Europe

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Southeast Europe

  1. A political designation mostly for the states of the Balkans.

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Writers such as Maria Todorova and Vesna Goldsworthy have suggested the use of the term Southeast Europe to replace the word Balkans for the region, to minimize potential misunderstandings about the term Balkans having negative connotations.


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