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Bu·cha·rest

 (bo͞o′kə-rĕst′, byo͞o′-)
The capital and largest city of Romania, in the southeast part of the country on a tributary of the Danube River. Founded in the 14th century, it soon became a fortress and a center for trade between Wallachia and Constantinople.

Bucharest

(ˌbuːkəˈrɛst; ˌbjuː-)
n
(Placename) the capital of Romania, in the southeast. Pop: 1 764 000 (2005 est). Romanian name: Bucureşti

Bu•cha•rest

(ˈbu kəˌrɛst, ˈbyu-)

n.
the capital of Romania, in the S part. 2,037,000. Romanian, Bucureşti.
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Noun1.Bucharest - national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern RomaniaBucharest - national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
Romania, Roumania, Rumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
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बुखारेस्ट
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Bukareštas
Bukareszt
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beauty of a city once called 'Little Paris' and citizens would witness its outcomes shortly, said QMC Administrator Farooq Ahmad Lango on Thursday.
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Teplice is one of the oldest spa towns in Central Europe and certainly have something to offer - they are called innocently little Paris. We will therefore try to promote this area as much as possible.
Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, Sanaullah Zehri and Andul Quddus Bizenjo paid several visits to the affected areas of the city and vowed to regain Quetta's previous title of 'Little Paris', but none of them were able to make the metropolitan department perform its duty properly.
The wedding will be this year, followed -- hopefully -- by the arrival of "a little Paris" next year, she said, "or her name will be London." At 36, Hilton added: "I've always wanted to be a mom."