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Pannonia

[puh-noh-nee-uh] /pəˈnoʊ ni ə/
noun
1.
an ancient country and Roman province in central Europe, S and W of the Danube, the territory of which is now occupied by Hungary, E Austria, N Croatia, NW Serbia, Slovenia, W Slovakia, and N Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Related forms
Pannonian, adjective, noun
Pannonic
[puh-non-ik] /pəˈnɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Historical Examples
  • It came up, he says, from Hungary and Pannonia and extended to Britain.

  • If we had no other friends in Pannonia we had at least four upon whom we knew we might depend.

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  • Is it possible that you are not aware that you are the King of Pannonia?

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  • A message must be sent to Bertram telling him to return to Pannonia at once.

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  • During that time the news we received from Pannonia was far from being satisfactory.

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  • You have not been back to Pannonia since that dreadful time?

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  • Unfortunately for his own schemes, he fell ill in Pannonia, en route to Zaarfburg.

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  • Mad, indeed, had I been not to have looked for him in the ranks of Pannonia's army.

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  • The ship was called "Pannonia;" it was a beautiful three-masted galliot.

  • Presently they were in possession of Pannonia, the empty nest of the Vandals.

British Dictionary definitions for Pannonia

Pannonia

/pəˈnəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
a region of the ancient world south and west of the Danube: made a Roman province in 6 ad
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Word Origin and History for Pannonia

ancient name of the region roughly corresponding to modern Hungary.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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