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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.


(Romanian oˈradea)
(Placename) an industrial city in NW Romania, in Transylvania: ceded by Hungary (1919). Pop: 182 000 (2005 est). German name: Grosswardein Hungarian name: Nagyvárad


(ɔˈrɑ dyɑ)

a city in NW Romania. 225,000. Hungarian, Nagyvárad.
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The Stable Outlook reflects Fitch's view that Oradea will comply with its statutory debt servicing limits and that debt metrics will remain in line with the rating in the medium term.
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After the teams from Oradea had obtained remarkable results during the 20's, even in the final stages of the Romanian championship and had promoted a series of valuable players in the national team (Francisc Ronnay, Stefan Strock, Iosif Bartha, Nicolae Honigsberg, Adalbert Strock, Geza Nagy-Csomag, Ladislau Csilag and Ferecz Szekely), football in Oradea went through a decaying period (Angelescu, Cristea, 2009).
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The massive Tiago mall in the Romanian border town of Oradea was built by two Irish developers with EUR65million worth of loans from an Austrian bank.
facility in Oradea, on the Hungary/Romania border, its first in the Eastern European nation.