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.
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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
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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.
At three tomorrow the diligence will start for Bukovina; a place on it is kept for you.
He will now come on to Bukovina, and return tomorrow or the next day, better the next day." Whilst he was speaking the horses began to neigh and snort and plunge wildly, so that the driver had to hold them up.
To which the stranger replied, "That is why, I suppose, you wished him to go on to Bukovina. You cannot deceive me, my friend.
Then the driver cracked his whip and called to his horses, and off they swept on their way to Bukovina. As they sank into the darkness I felt a strange chill, and a lonely feeling come over me.
With the outbreak of World War II, Romania tried to remain neutral, but in June 1940, the USSR issued an ultimatum demanding the provinces of Bessarabia and Bukovina. Nazi Germany put heavy pressure on Romania, by means of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of non-aggression as a result of which the Romanian government and the army retreated from Bessarabia and northern Bukovina in order to avoid war with the Soviets.
Let's move forward to Bukovina and Vepor Mountains, formed by lava from Poana's underground volcano.And then let's discover a large rock, creating the top of Hrb Mountain.
PSDR adopted the Russian policy line, the union of Bessarabia, Bukovina, Transylvania being condemned as "actions of conquering" of Romania, as the Russian directives were mentioning, whose messenger was doctor Cristain Rakowski.
For Teoctist Stupcanu one may access the Archives of the Metropolitan Church of Moldavia and Bukovina, Fond "Chancellery", File no.
Earlier, addressing the function, the envoy said on Dec 1 they celebrate the centennial of the Great Union, referring to the unification of Transylvania, Bessarabia and Bukovina with the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.
Among their topics are images and narratives: Germans and Jews in the "Annales seu Cronicae incliti Regni Poloniae" of Jan Dlugosz (1415-80), from Johann Pezzi to Joseph Perl: Galician Haskalah and the Austrian Enlightenment, in the defense of Germandom in the east: Jews and the Verein f'r das Duetschtum im Ausland, transformations of the relationship between Jews and Germans in the Bukovina 1910-40, and aliens in the lands of the Plasts: the Polonization of Lower Silesia and its Jewish community in the years 1945-50.