[ bah-yuh-mah-ruh ]
/ ˈbɑ yəˈmɑ rə /
a city in NW Romania.
These Plain Words Have Very Odd Origin StoriesOver the years, these words have gone on a journey from signifying creepy, strange, antithetical, and even paranormal ideas to taking on the standard meanings we know and understand today.
Hungarian Nagy·bá·nya [nod-yuh-bah-nyaw] /ˌnɒd yəˈbɑ nyɔ/
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