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 (bə-nät′, bä′nät′)
A historical region of southeast-central Europe extending across western Romania, northeast Serbia, and southern Hungary. Formerly an ethnically mixed province of the Habsburg empire, it was partitioned with the breakup of Austria-Hungary in 1918.
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(ˈbænɪt; ˈbɑːnɪt)
(Placename) a fertile plain extending through Hungary, Romania, and Serbia
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(ˈbæn ɪt, ˈbɑ nɪt)

a fertile low-lying region in W Romania and NE Yugoslavia.
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