Adjective "Balkanised" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Balkanised


    Definition:

    1. to divide (a country, territory, etc.) into small, quarrelsome, ineffectual states.

    2. (often lowercase) to divide (groups, areas, etc.) into contending and usually ineffectual factions: a movement to balkanize minority voters.

    Origin:
    Balkanize

    Examples:

    "lefts can be balkanised in highlights."

    "lefts can be balkanised in coasts."

    "lefts can be balkanised."