Definition of Ellas
1. Noun. A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil.
Geographical relationships: Actium, Chaeronea, Battle Of Lepanto, Lepanto, Battle Of Leuctra, Leuctra, Mantinea, Mantineia, Battle Of Marathon, Marathon, Battle Of Navarino, Navarino, Battle Of Pharsalus, Pharsalus, Battle Of Thermopylae, Thermopylae, Balkan Wars, Bay Wreath, Laurel, Laurel Wreath, Pantheon, Trojan Horse, Wooden Horse, Hybrid, Loan-blend, Loanblend, Dithyramb, Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic Language, Paean, Pean, Torch Race, Souvlaki, Souvlakia, 17 November, Revolutionary Organization 17 November, Ela, Revolutionary People's Struggle, Midas, Sisyphus, Cacodaemon, Cacodemon, Eudaemon, Eudemon, Good Spirit, Bacchus, Choragus, Sibyl, Optative, Optative Mood
Group relationships: Common Market, Ec, Eec, Eu, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Nato, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Generic synonyms: Balkan Country, Balkan Nation, Balkan State
Terms within: Achaea, Aegina, Aigina, Chios, Khios, Cyclades, Kikladhes, Dhodhekanisos, Dodecanese, Doris, Lesbos, Lesvos, Mytilene, Rhodes, Rodhos, Crete, Kriti, Ithaca, Ithaki, Athos, Mount Athos, Athens, Athinai, Capital Of Greece, Greek Capital, Actium, Attica, Corinth, Korinthos, Argos, Delphi, Mycenae, Epirus, Laconia, Nemea, Boeotia, Salonica, Salonika, Thessalonica, Thessaloniki, Stagira, Stagirus, Thessalia, Thessaly, Arcadia, Peloponnese, Peloponnesian Peninsula, Peloponnesus, Lemnos, Limnos, Mount Olympus, Mt. Olympus, Olimbos, Olympus, Liakoura, Mount Parnassus, Parnassus, Gulf Of Aegina, Saronic Gulf
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Greek, Hellene, Grecian
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Literary usage of Ellas
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1. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1901)
"Ellas E. Dodge; academic ed n in Troy, NY; m. Harriet S. Payne, May 30, 1877. In editorial charge local Associated Press Bureau, New York, 1887-91; ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"He introduced a deed dated 15th February, 1875, from Ellas Maness, under whom the ... The aforesaid conveyance from Ellas to Thomas W. Maness described the ..."