Definition of Rhodope Mountains
1. Noun. A mountain range in the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe; extends along the border between Greece and Bulgaria.
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Literary usage of Rhodope Mountains
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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1879)
"As the attempts to pacify the insurgents in the Rhodope Mountains did not succeed, the Rus- sians began operations against them from two directions. ..."
2. Europe by George Goudie Chisholm (1899)
"At the north-west extremity of the Rhodope Mountains stand the mountain buttresses of Muss-Alia and Rila (incorrectly Rilo) Dagh, two of the loftiest ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Bulgaria, a European kingdom in the northeastern part of the Balkan Peninsula, bounded by the Black Sea, the Rhodope Mountains, Servia, and the Danube; ..."
4. Turkey in Europe by James Baker (1877)
"On our left were the western Rhodope mountains, with Perim Dagh towering 7475 feet above the sea. On the right were hills, which appeared covered with a dry ..."
5. Europe by Frederick William Rudler (1885)
"To the west of the Rhodope Mountains occurs another plain of considerable extent in Macedonia, completely isolating from the mountains just named the ..."
6. Greece: The Mainland, Poloponnest by Wolfgang Josing (2000)
"Thrace shares the Rhodope Mountains (2.280 meters) with its northern neighbor, ... The almost uninhabited Rhodope Mountains occupy the majority of Thrace. ..."