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Bu·da·pest

 (bo͞o′də-pĕst′, -pĕsht′)
The capital and largest city of Hungary, in the north-central part of the country on the Danube River. It was formed in 1873 by the union of Buda on the right bank of the river with Pest on the left bank. The city was the center of the Hungarian uprising against the Communist government in 1956.

Budapest

(ˌbjuːdəˈpɛst; Hungarian ˈbudɔpɛʃt)
n
(Placename) the capital of Hungary, on the River Danube: formed in 1873 from the towns of Buda and Pest. Traditionally Buda, the old Magyar capital, was the administrative and Pest the trade centre: suffered severely in the Russian siege of 1945 and in the unsuccessful revolt against the Communist regime (1956). Pop: 1 719 342 (2003 est)

Bu•da•pest

(ˈbu dəˌpɛst, -ˌpɛʃt, ˈbʊd ə-)

n.
the capital of Hungary, in the central part, on the Danube. 2,104,000.
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Noun1.Budapest - capital and largest city of HungaryBudapest - capital and largest city of Hungary; located on the Danube River in north-central Hungary
Hungary, Magyarorszag, Republic of Hungary - a republic in central Europe
Translations
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