Bukovina


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Bu·ko·vi·na

also Bu·co·vi·na  (bo͞o′kə-vē′nə)
A historical region of eastern Europe in western Ukraine and northeast Romania. A part of the Roman province of Dacia, it was overrun by Germanic and Turkic peoples after the third century ad. The area was later controlled by Kiev, the Ottoman Empire, and Austria.

Bukovina

(ˌbuːkəˈviːnə) or

Bucovina

n
(Placename) a region of E central Europe, part of the NE Carpathians: the north was seized by the Soviet Union (1940) and later became part of Ukraine; the south remained Romanian

Bu•co•vi•na

or Bu•ko•vi•na

(ˌbu kəˈvi nə)

n.
a region in E central Europe, formerly a district in N Romania: now divided between Romania and Ukraine. 4031 sq. mi. (10,440 sq. km).
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I find that the district he named is in the extreme east of the country, just on the borders of three states, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Bukovina, in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Europe.
He will now come on to Bukovina, and return tomorrow or the next day, better the next day.
To which the stranger replied, "That is why, I suppose, you wished him to go on to Bukovina.
Then the driver cracked his whip and called to his horses, and off they swept on their way to Bukovina.
Constantinescu, revealed in a speech he delivered in Parliament, on 27 December 1923, where he referred to Bratianu's ethics and tactics, that "we kept the treaty unconcluded for six months until we were given Bukovina, with Chernowitz and the whole Banat.
He was born in Bukovina, in the Austrian Empire at that time, in the Ukraine at present.
Research list and Informed Consent patients' Form were approved by the Biomedical Ethics Commission of Bukovina State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Ukraine (Chernivtsi, Ukraine).
Born near Radautz in Bukovina, Romania, in 1929, he was 11 when his family moved to Czernowitz in Ukraine, and 12 when the occupying Nazis deported him with his parents and sister to the concentration camps of Western Ukraine.
The sacrifice of the Baltic States, East Poland, East Finland, Bessarabia and Bukovina to Stalin at the Moscow conference in October 1943, and of seven more nations at the Tehran conference that December.
Focusing on Celan's later poetry in particular, the author aims at uncovering hitherto unrecognized and unacknowledged layers of meaning in the poet's legacy by attending to the conscious and unconscious influences he was exposed to both when still in the Bukovina and later in Paris.
During the war that percentage was halved, largely by the loss of the border areas of Bessarabia and northern Bukovina (to the former Soviet Union--now Moldova and a portion of southwest Ukraine) and southern Dobruja (to Bulgaria), as well as by the postwar flight or deportation of ethnic Germans.
However desperate the Jews were before the invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, they were even more panic-stricken afterwards, as more than 600,000 Jews were summarily massacred in the next few months in Lithuania, eastern Poland, Bukovina, and Bessarabia, while the Iron Guard commenced, literally, butchering Jews in Bucharest.