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Bra·şov

 (brä-shôv′)
A city of central Romania in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps north-northwest of Bucharest. It was founded in 1211 by the Teutonic Knights.

Braşov

(Romanian braˈʃov)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in central Romania: formerly a centre for expatriate Germans; ceded by Hungary to Romania in 1920. Pop: 249 000 (2005 est). Former name (1950–61): Stalin German name: Kronstadt Hungarian name: Brassó

Bra•şov

(brɑˈʃɔv)

n.
a city in central Romania. 353,000.
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The helicopter producer IAR Brasov made a partnership with Airbus Helicopters this year, which has helped it increase its net profit 25 times.
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BRASOV, Romania, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Brasov Film Center announced today that the 3rd Annual Brasov International Film Festival & Market, will be held from September 4 to September 14, 2014 in Brasov.
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Such an approach is contained in two research reports conducted under the auspices of the University of Craiova and Social Institute of Oltenia in two major cities of Romania: Craiova and Brasov.
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The plant, based in Brasov, Transylvania, will produce aluminum castings and complement the company's existing manufacturing base in Scotland.
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