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A city of western Romania on the Mureşul River near the Hungarian border. Historically ruled by Hungary, by the Ottoman Turks, and then by Hungary again, it became part of Romania in 1919.
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(Placename) a city in W Romania, on the Mureş River: became part of Romania after World War I, after belonging successively to Turkey, Austria, and Hungary. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est)
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a city in W Romania on the Mureş River. 191,000.
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