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Bu·ko·vi·naalso 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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(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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or Bu•ko•vi•na(ˌbu kəˈvi nə)
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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