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 for Greek Empire
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Greek \Greek\, a. [AS. grec, L. Graecus, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec. Cf.
     Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
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     Greek calends. See under Greek calends in the vocabulary.
     Greek Church (Eccl. Hist.), the Eastern Church; that part
        of Christendom which separated from the Roman or Western
        Church in the ninth century. It comprises the great bulk
        of the Christian population of Russia (of which this is
        the established church), Greece, Moldavia, and Wallachia.
        The Greek Church is governed by patriarchs and is called
        also the Byzantine Church.
     Greek cross. See Illust. (10) Of Cross.
     Greek Empire. See Byzantine Empire.
     Greek fire, a combustible composition which burns under
        water, the constituents of which are supposed to be
        asphalt, with niter and sulphur. --Ure.
     Greek rose, the flower campion.
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