a city in central Romania.

Formerly Stalin.Hungarian Brassó.German Kronstadt. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of brasov

  • Bucharest, with a population of nearly 1.5 million in 1969, was about six times larger than Brasov, the next largest city.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

British Dictionary definitions for brasov



an industrial city in central Romania: formerly a centre for expatriate Germans; ceded by Hungary to Romania in 1920. Pop: 249 000 (2005 est)Former name (1950–61): Stalin German name: Kronstadt Hungarian name: Brassó
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