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Bucharest

[ boo-kuh-rest, byoo- ]
/ ˈbu kəˌrɛst, ˈbyu- /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Romania, in the S part.
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Romanian Bucureşti.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bucharest

Bucharest
/ (ˌbuːkəˈrɛst, ˌbjuː-) /

noun
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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