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Meaning & History

English form of Latin Graecia, the name used by the Romans for the land of the Greeks, derived from Greek Γραικος (Graikos), which is of uncertain origin. It is possibly derived from the city of Graia in Boeotia.
Other Languages & CulturesGraecia Ancient Roman Grecia Italian Grécia Portuguese Grecia Spanish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute