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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.
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(Romanian braˈʃov)
(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
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a city in central Romania. 353,000.
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Noun1.Brasov - a city in central Romania in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps
Romania, Roumania, Rumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
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