Euxine

Euxine
Euxine[´ju:ksain] n: the \Euxine Евксински понт, Черно море.

English-Bulgarian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Euxine — archaic name for the Black Sea, from L. Pontus Euxinus, from Gk. Pontos Euxenios, lit. the hospitable sea, a euphemism for Pontos Axeinos, the inhospitable sea. According to Room, The Old Persian name for the sea was akhshaena, lit. dark,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Euxine Sea — [yo͞ok′sən, yook′sīn΄] 〚L Pontus Euxinus〛 ancient name for the BLACK SEA * * * …   Universalium

  • Euxine Sea — [yo͞ok′sən, yook′sīn΄] [L Pontus Euxinus] ancient name for the BLACK SEA …   English World dictionary

  • Euxine-Colchic deciduous forests — The Euxine Colchic deciduous forests ecoregion, in the Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests Biome, is located along the southern shore of the Black Sea. The ecoregion extends along the thin coastal strip from the southeastern corner of Bulgaria… …   Wikipedia

  • Euxine — /yoohk sin, suyn/, adj. of or pertaining to the Black Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • EUXINE —    a Greek name for the BLACK SEA (q.v.) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • euxine — n. Black Sea, Pontic Sea, the Pontic, the Pontus …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • euxine — eux·ine …   English syllables

  • euxine — ˈyüksə̇n, ˌsīn adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin euxinus, from Greek euxeinos (especially in Pontos Euxeinos Black sea), from euxenos, euxeinos hospitable : of, relating to, or having to do with the Black sea * * * /yoohk sin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Euxine Sea. — See Black Sea. * * * …   Universalium

  • Euxine Sea — Eux′ine Sea′ [[t]ˈyuk sɪn, saɪn[/t]] n. geg Black Sea …   From formal English to slang

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