Roumelia


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Roumelia: Eastern Rumelia, Eastern Roumelia

Roumelia:

see RumeliaRumelia
or Roumelia
, region of S Bulgaria, between the Balkan and Rhodope mts. Historically, Rumelia denoted the Balkan possessions (particularly Thrace and Macedonia, and excluding Bosnia) of the Ottoman Empire.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
First, the Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia in 1885, and the declaration of full independence in 1908 were hailed as crucial and successful but only partial steps towards this goal.
On September 6, 1885, the Principality of Bulgaria unified with the autonomous Ottoman province of Eastern Roumelia, a few years after its liberation from Ottoman yoke.
My observations in Ottoman source materials concerning the regions of Western Rhodpes and Deliorman in Ottoman Roumelia show a similiar dynamic in the conversion process there from the fifteenth to the first half of the eighteenth century.
About halfA of Thrace, or Southern Bulgaria was made an autonomous Ottoman Province called Eastern Roumelia, with a territory of 36 000 square km.
The Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia at the timeA was hailed as a crucial and successful but only a partial step towards this goal.
About half of Thrace, or Southern Bulgaria was made an autonomous Ottoman Province called Eastern Roumelia, with a territory of 36 000 square km.
The Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia at the time was hailed as a crucial and successful but only a partial step towards this goal.
As a result, two small autonomous Bulgarian states were set up - the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia (united in 1885.
Bulgaria is celebrating on Monday the 125th anniversary since the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Roumelia.