Bucharest

[ boo-kuh-rest, byoo- ]

noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Romania, in the S part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bucharest

Bucharest

/ (ˌbuːkəˈrɛst, ˌbjuː-) /


noun
  1. the capital of Romania, in the southeast. Pop: 1 764 000 (2005 est): Romanian name: Bucureşti

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Cultural definitions for Bucharest

Bucharest

[ (booh-kuh-rest) ]


Capital of Romania and largest city in the country, located in south-central Romania on a tributary of the Danube River; Romania's chief industrial and communications center.

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