Transylvania


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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.

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

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
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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I find that the district he named is in the extreme east of the country, just on the borders of three states, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Bukovina, in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Europe.
In the population of Transylvania there are four distinct nationalities: Saxons in the South, and mixed with them the Wallachs, who are the descendants of the Dacians; Magyars in the West, and Szekelys in the East and North.
I have no objection to any amount of blue sky in its proper place (it can be found at the 4000 level for practically twelve months out of the year), but I submit, with all deference to the educational needs of Transylvania, that "skylarking" in the centre of a main-travelled road where, at the best of times, electricity literally drips off one's stanchions and screw blades, is unnecessary.
For some time no more was heard of them; then news came of Ellen's marriage to an immensely rich Polish nobleman of legendary fame, whom she had met at a ball at the Tuileries, and who was said to have princely establishments in Paris, Nice and Florence, a yacht at Cowes, and many square miles of shooting in Transylvania.
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