Definition for buda (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for buda
On leaving college, he entered the royal aulic chancellery, and in 1832 was appointed secretary of the royal stadtholder at Buda.
He served his first campaign in Hungary, and was present at the siege of Buda.
My first business was to worry everybody about my guns, which I had telegraphed should be sent from Buda Pest to this place.Round About the Carpathians|Andrew F. Crosse
Buda is not rich in the modern improvements which render Pesth so noticeable.
His conclusions are based on the study of about 500 copper objects found in Hungary and preserved in the Buda Pesth collections.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
British Dictionary definitions for buda (1 of 2)
Word Origin for buda
British Dictionary definitions for buda (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for buda
Hungarian capital, formed 1872 from merger of two cities on opposite shores of the Danube, Buda (probably from a word originally meaning "water") + Pest, a Hungarian word meaning "furnace, oven, cove," also in Slavic (cf. Russian pech'). Cf. Ofen, literally "oven," the old German name for the place.