- 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.
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Examples from the Web for pannonia
It came up, he says, from Hungary and Pannonia and extended to Britain.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
If we had no other friends in Pannonia we had at least four upon whom we knew we might depend.
Is it possible that you are not aware that you are the King of Pannonia?
A message must be sent to Bertram telling him to return to Pannonia at once.
During that time the news we received from Pannonia was far from being satisfactory.
- 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.
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