Iaşi

[ yahsh, yah-shee ]
/ yɑʃ, ˈyɑ ʃi /

noun

Romanian name of Jassy.
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Examples from the Web for iasi

  • A tradition of scholarship and research has in the past been limited to a small intellectual elite centered in Bucharest and Iasi.

    Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Area organization includes two military regions, with headquarters at Cluj and Iasi, and the Bucharest garrison.

    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 iasi

Iaşi

/ (Romanian ˈiaʃj) /

noun

a city in NE Romania: capital of Moldavia (1565–1859); university (1860). Pop: 280 000 (2005 est)German name: Jassy
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