balkanise balkanise

Definition(s):

  • (v) divide a territory into small, hostile states

Quotes

  • Speaking during a graduation ceremony at Kabarak University yesterday, Mr Moi described ODM as tribalistic and would be used to champion for certain "individual and selfish interests that would balkanise Kenya along ethnic lines."
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Daniel arap Moi Source: Daily Nation (registration)

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amalgamation amalgamation
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