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Tran·syl·va·nia

 (trăn′sĭl-vān′yə, -vā′nē-ə)
A historical region of western Romania bounded by the Carpathian Mountains. Part of the Roman province of Dacia after ad 107, it was later overrun by Germanic peoples and came under Hungarian rule in 1003. Transylvania passed to various powers over the following centuries and finally became part of modern-day Romania in the early 20th century.

Tran′syl·va′ni·an adj. & n.
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Transylvania

(ˌtrænsɪlˈveɪnɪə)
n
(Placename) a region of central and NW Romania: belonged to Hungary from the 11th century until 1918; restored to Romania in 1947
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Tran•syl•va•nia

(ˌtræn sɪlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə)

n.
a region in central Romania: formerly part of Hungary. 24,027 sq. mi. (62,230 sq. km).
Tran`syl•va′nian, adj., n.
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Noun1.Transylvania - a historical plateau region in northwestern Romania that is separated from the rest of the country by the Transylvanian Alps; originally part of Hungary; incorporated into Romania at the end of World War I
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Translations
Трансилвания
Transsilvània
Sedmihradsko
Transsylvanien
Transilvanio
Transilvaania
Transilvania
טרנסילבניה
Transilvanija
Erdély
Transylvanía
Transilvania
トランシルヴァニア
트란실바니아
Transsilvania
Transilvanija
Transilvania
Siedmiogród
Transilvânia
Transilvania
Sedmohradsko
Transilvanija
TransilvanijaТрансилванија
Transsylvanien
Erdel Beyliği
Семигород

Transylvania

[trænsəlˈveɪnɪə] NTransilvania f
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[40.] Stegherr, Marc (2016), "Ungarischer Regionalismus im rumanischen Siebenburgen. Die notwendige Wiederentdeckung des multiethnischen Osteuropa im 21.
(1914): Uber das Vorkommen der Dinosaurier in Siebenburgen. Verhandlungen der zoologische-botanischen Gesellschaft 64, 12-14.
Civilizada transilvana in cadrul civilizatiei romanesti (Was ist Siebenburgen? Siebenburgen im Rahmen der rumanischen kultur).
In the 21st century, this Transylvania, (Erdely in Hungarian, Siebenburgen in German) still bears the marks of a troubled past considerably different from anything experienced by other regions of Europe.
In more rational-minded England, however, the theory arises that Hamelin's youth are recruited for the purpose of colonizing Siebenburgen, an area in central Romania (Spanuth 43-44).
Von den Ortsnamen sind solche verzeichnet, deren Schriftbild stark von dem estnischen abweicht: Anglia--Inglismaa' England', Nemetorszag--Saksamaa 'Deutschland', Olaszorszag--Itaalia Italien und die im ungarischen Kulturraum verbreiteten ungarischsprachigen Ortsnamen fur in der Nahe liegende Regionen: Erdely--Transilvaania 'Siebenburgen', Kolozsvar--Cluj-Napoca.
Calvin und Reformiertentum in Ungarn und Siebenburgen: Helvetisches Bekenntnis, Ethnie und Politik yore 16.
They stayed for 850 years and named their lands "Siebenburgen" for their seven main fortress cities.
Van Buyten, 'Bijdragen van stad en platteland in de driehoek Mechelen-Brussel-Leuven tot het scheepsverkeer op de Leuvense Vaart (1764-1794)', Van Brussel tot Siebenburgen. Progress in human geography in Europe.