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A city of northwest Romania near the Hungarian border. It was destroyed by the Tatars in 1241 and held by the Turks from 1660 to 1692. Hungary ceded it to Romania in 1919 and again after World War II.
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(Placename) an industrial city in NW Romania, in Transylvania: ceded by Hungary (1919). Pop: 182 000 (2005 est). German name: Grosswardein Hungarian name: Nagyvárad
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a city in NW Romania. 225,000. Hungarian, Nagyvárad.
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