from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of southeast-central Europe extending across western Romania, northeast Serbia, and southern Hungary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The territory governed by a ban.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hungary, a border province ruled by a ban; the territory or jurisdiction of a ban; specifically, the Temesvar banat in southeastern Hungary, distinctively called the Banat, formally reunited to Hungary in 1860.
- n. The office of a ban.
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