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Braşov

[ brah-shawv ]
/ brɑˈʃɔv /
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noun

a city in central Romania.

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Formerly Stalin. Hungarian Brassó. German Kronstadt.
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Example sentences from the Web for Braşov

  • 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 Braşov

Braşov
/ (Romanian braˈʃov) /

noun

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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