Transylvania

[ tran-sil-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh ]
/ ˌtræn sɪlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə /
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noun

a region and former province in central Romania: formerly part of Hungary. 24,027 sq. mi. (62,230 sq. km).

Related formsTran·syl·va·nian, adjective, noun

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Transylvania

/ (ˌtrænsɪlˈveɪnɪə) /

noun

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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