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(Placename) the Hungarian name for Oradea


(ɔˈrɑ dyɑ)

a city in NW Romania. 225,000. Hungarian, Nagyvárad.
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The Minister said that the 229-kilometre Hungarian stretch of the Via Carpathia trade and transport route proposed by Poland, which crosses Central Europe in a north-south direction from Lithuania to Greece, will be fully completed by the Hungarian Government by 2022, enabling road travel via motorway along the whole length of the Kosice (Kassa) Miskolc Debrecen Nagyvarad (Oradea) route.
The "Marishka Rienzi" of the title is not a famous Italian diva but the demonic prostitute-lover of the young Ady at Nagyvarad (today, Oradea in Romania) who most likely infected him with a venereal disease.
The Regestrum Varadinense, an ordeal register from Varad, Hungary, records the outcomes of 208 hot iron ordeals administered by clerics in the basilica of Nagyvarad between 1208 and 1235.
(2) Department of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology, Semmelweis University, Nagyvarad ter 4, 1089 Budapest, Hungary
El doctor Mezey nacio en Nagyvarad (Hungria); estudio medicina en la Universidad de Basilea, especializandose en Medicina Interna y Farmacologia, alli y en Viena.
Born in Nagyvarad on 23 January 1898, the Count was as much a naturalist as he was a hunter--his great-great grandfather was Ferenc Szechenyi, who founded the Hungarian National Museum, and his great grandfather, Lajos Szechenyi--who was the brother of Count Istvan Szechenyi--wrote the first book on hunting rules and ethics in the Hungarian language.
Eliezer Berkovits was born in 1908 in Nagyvarad, Hungary.
Heller, M., 1981, "Jews in Nagyvarad Sports Life", in: "The City of Yesturday; Memorial Book of Jews of Nagyvarad (Oradea, Romania), Grosswardein Society in Israel, Tel Aviv, pp 230-234.
Practically, Transylvania doubled its territory, although a part of Banat was soon occupied by the Ottomans (1551-1552), and the same happed to Crisana (which had its capital at Oradea, or Varadinum, Groswardein, Nagyvarad) for approximately three decades, in the second half of the 17th century.
Address: Senunelweis University, Institute of Mental Health H-1089 Budapest Nagyvarad ter 4.
The ethnic Hungarian Politburo members were assigned to other cities with sizable Hungarian communities: Leontin Salajan (minister of the armed forces) to Oradea (Nagyvarad); Alexandru Moghioros (Sandor Mogyoros) to Timisoara (Temesvar), and PMR CC member Ianos (Janos) Fazekas to Baia Mare (Nagybanya).