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(Bulgarian ˈdɔbrudʒa)
(Placename) a region of E Europe, between the River Danube and the Black Sea: the north passed to Romania and the south to Bulgaria after the Berlin Congress (1878). Romanian name: Dobrogea


(ˈdoʊ brʊ dʒə)

a region in SE Romania and NE Bulgaria, between the Danube River and the Black Sea. 2970 sq. mi. (7690 sq. km). Romanian, Do•bro•gea (ˈdɔ brɒˌdʒɑ)
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Other topics explored include the impact of Auschwitz and the Romania-Bulgarian conflict over Dobrudja.
By transmitting wind and photovoltaic energy, the power line between Dobrudja, in southeastern Bulgaria, and Burgas, on the countryas Black Sea coast,will integrate renewables in the electricity market, the Commission said in a statementA on Wednesday.
The south-eastern part of the country, known as Dobrudja (Dobrogea), was under the domination of the Ottoman Empire for almost five hundred years.
From praising the sovereign to vehement critiques at his address was only a step; this shift was accomplished in a short period of time and debuted with the territorial losses in the summer of 1940, when Romania lost approximately a third of its territory and a tird of the population: Bessarabia (then occupied by the Soviet Union), North-Western Transylvania with Bukovina (Romanian territory taken by Hungary) and Dobrudja (which, following the Treaty of Craiova, was given to Bulgaria) (Midan, 2008: 284-357).
Dobrudja was, in fact, the only campaign carried out by Serbian Divisions under Russian supervision.
15) Toponimo propio de la region de Dobrudja, donde los bulgaros comenzaron a desplazarse luego de la llegada de los jazaros al limite danubiano.
If settlements on the right bank of the Danube, in Dobrudja developed especially inside the fortified enclosure raised to defend the Roman Empire and then the Byzantine, the settlements in Romanian Country appeared and developed in the vicinity of the fortresses, sheltered them, which can in turn be surrounded by fortifications to protect them.
The focus of Maria Costea's paper is the claim made by Bulgaria to all or part of Dobrudja, in 1939.
Local opposition is particularly significant in the agriculturally important Dobrudja region that spans southeast Romania and northeast Bulgaria.
It was also clear by this time that Western support for Bulgarian claims in Thrace, Dobrudja, or Macedonia would not be forthcoming, and that substantive economic assistance was nowhere on the horizon.
Even the Ottoman Empire, where soldiers cried the name of Allah as they charged, had Christian regiments, most notably Cossacks from the Dobrudja.