Place Name ELLADA

TYPE: Country
USAGE: Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ελλαδα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: e-LA-dha   [details]

Meaning & History

Modern Greek form of Ancient Greek ‘Ελλαδα (Hellada), derived from ‘Ελλην (Hellen) "Greek", which is of uncertain origin. This is the Greek endonym for Greece.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hellada (Ancient Greek)