from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Romania, in the southeast part of the country on a tributary of the Danube River. Founded in the 14th century, it soon became a fortress and commercial center on the trade route to Constantinople. Population: 1,920,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Romania.
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- n. national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
Anglicization of Romanian Bucureşti, from Bucur (personal name) + -eşti ("patronymic, personal name suffix"). (Wiktionary)