a region and former province in central Romania: formerly part of Hungary. 24,027 sq. mi. (62,230 sq. km).
- Tran·syl·va·nian, adjective, noun
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How to use Transylvania in a sentence
We were talking last night about making a vampire film festival in Transylvania.Tilda Swinton Blasts Putin at SXSW, Discusses ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ and ‘My Cousin’ David Bowie | Marlow Stern | March 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When the horror comes from Transylvania, there's always a comfortable giggle behind the shudders.
A good amount below the GDP of the real Transylvania ($70 billion).
And Stoker had no more visited Transylvania than Burroughs Africa.
They p. 240are a nation of madmen on the other side of Transylvania.The Romany Rye | George Borrow
He became eventually waivode of Transylvania, and Governor of Hungary.The Romany Rye | George Borrow
Setting up his standard in Transylvania, he was soon joined by thousands of malcontents.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
Hungary lost all her ancient constitutional rights, besides her former territories of Transylvania and Croatia.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
His first serious problem was a rising of the Roumanians in Transylvania against Magyar rule.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for Transylvania
a region of central and NW Romania: belonged to Hungary from the 11th century until 1918; restored to Romania in 1947
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