Transylvania

[tran-sil-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh]
Related formsTran·syl·va·nian, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples of transylvania

  • Boiling Springs, Ky., represented in Transylvania legislature, 193.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare

    Alexander Scott Withers

  • Once you 're down in Transylvania, write me word whom you 'd like to know.

    That Boy Of Norcott's

    Charles James Lever

  • I am going home, to Transylvania, for my people are in trouble and I must go and help them.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

  • And when you come back, if you find me asleep, just whisper in my ear, 'News from Transylvania!'

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

  • She fetched from her bookcase a military map of Transylvania.

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai


British Dictionary definitions for transylvania

Transylvania

noun
  1. 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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