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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

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