Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɡɹiːs/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

English form of Latin Graecia, the name used by the Romans for the land of the Greeks, derived from Greek Γραικός (Graikos), which is of uncertain origin. It is possibly derived from the city of Graia in Boeotia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGraecia(Ancient Roman) Grècia(Catalan) Griekenland(Dutch) Grèce(French) Griechenland(German) Grecia(Italian) Grieķija(Latvian) Graikija(Lithuanian) Grecja(Polish) Grécia(Portuguese) Grecia(Spanish)


Entry updated May 29, 2020