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Edirne Explained

Edirne at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Pact concluding the Russo-Turkish War of 1828-29. Signed at Edirne (ancient Adrianople), Turkey, the treaty opened the Turkish straits to Russian shipping and granted Russia some territorial concessions. It strengthened Russia's position in Eastern Europe and weakened that of the Ottoman empire, and it foreshadowed the Ottoman empire's dependence on the European balance of power and the dismemberment of its Balkan possessions.

Edirne at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Edirne
n : a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was
rebuilt and renamed by the Roman emperor Hadrian [syn: {Adrianople},
{Adrianopolis}]