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Verb: Balkanise  'bol-ku,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: Balkanize)
  1. Divide a territory into small, hostile states
    - Balkanize

Derived forms: Balkanises, Balkanised, Balkanising

Type of: carve up, dissever, divide, separate, split, split up

Encyclopedia: Balkanise