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

Sounds like: gr

Type of: Balkan country, Balkan nation, Balkan state

Part of: Common Market, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [Brit], North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Encyclopedia: Greece, New York