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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest city of Hungary, in the north-central part of the country on the Danube River. It was formed in 1873 by the union of Buda on the right bank of the river with Pest on the left bank. The city was the center of the Hungarian uprising against the Communist government in 1956. Population: 1,700,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Hungary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. capital and largest city of Hungary; located on the Danube River in north-central Hungary

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  • BUDAPEST (AFP) - Germany's Paul Biedermann made up for losing out on a 400m freestyle triumph by retaining the men's 200 freestyle crown at the European championships in Budapest on Wednesday.

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  • BUDAPEST (AFP) - The owners of a run-down warehouse in Budapest claimed Wednesday that a security guard allegedly conned Hollywood star Angelina Jolie by illegally leasing her the building for a film-shoot.

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  • (BUDAPEST) - The mayor of Budapest announced Sunday new traffic restrictions to reduce high pollution levels, prompted by major industries switching to oil consumption during the current gas shortage.

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  • (BUDAPEST) - Government officials and EU representatives arrived Monday in Budapest for talks on the EU-backed Nabucco pipeline, aimed at bringing natural gas to Europe while bypassing Russia.

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  • July 26th, 2009 BUDAPEST - Brazlian and Ferrari Formula One racer Felipe Massa was in a coma in a Budapest hospital after undergoing emergency surgery for head injuries sustained during qualifying for Saturday afternoon's Hungarian Grand Prix.

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  • BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest police said Thursday they are investigating attacks by Ferencvaros fans on Hertha Berlin supporters during an exhibition match.

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  • Drink in Budapest is uncommonly cheap so there was really no excuse to refrain from getting on it straight away.

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  • All I know is that they are based in Budapest which is of no great help.

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  • And hello to the Hungarian fans I met in Budapest in June 2006 when Harry was guest of honour at the Eurocon there: we had a great time!

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  • When the Russian government offers up an apology and reparations to me for the 1956 invasion of Hungary when some of the rest of my family were literally smuggled out from under Russian tanks and Russian rule in Budapest, I will still never offer up an apology for slavery.

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