Dobruja

[ doh-broo-juh; Bulgarian daw-broo-juh ]
/ ˈdoʊ bru dʒə; Bulgarian ˈdɔ bru dʒə /

noun

a region in SE Romania and NE Bulgaria, between the Danube River and the Black Sea. 2,970 sq. mi. (7,690 sq. km).

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Romanian Do·bro·gea [daw-bro-jah]. /ˈdɔ brɒˌdʒɑ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for Dobruja

  • The Dobruja plateau in southwestern Romania is the country's least important farming area.

    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 Dobruja

Dobruja
/ (Bulgarian ˈdɔbrudʒa) /

noun

a region of E Europe, between the River Danube and the Black Sea: the north passed to Romania and the south to Bulgaria after the Berlin Congress (1878)Romanian name: Dobrogea (doˈbrodʒea)
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