Country in southeastern Europe having borders with Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. Member state of the European Union since 1981. Official name: Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία). (proper-noun)
Examples of word Greece
Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters GREECE BURNS: A helicopter flew over a forest fire in the village of Domvrena, Greece, Monday.
REPRESSION IN GREECE CONTINUES: MILITANTS ARRESTED ATHENS, Greece -- On Wednesday, Dec 2, Jiorgos Balafas, Wasiliki Michu and Andreas Kiriakopulos were arrested in Athens and charged with crimes, including founding a terrorist organization, assassinations and bombings.
ATHENS, GREECE: Debt-plagued Greece faces a new wave of labor discontent against painful spending cuts, with a nationwide strike on Thursday closing hospitals and schools while stopping all flights and most public transport.
GREECE CONCERNS: Greece deciding to trigger a bailout package to help manage its debt offered investors some relief.
ATHENS, GREECE - Hobbled by exorbitant borrowing costs, Greece triggered an emergency aid plan Friday to draw cash from the International Monetary Fund and countries that use the euro - the first test of whether the EU is prepared to bail out one of its members.
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