American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A historical region of eastern Europe in western Ukraine and northeast Romania. A part of the Roman province of Dacia, it was overrun by barbarian hordes after the third century A.D. The area was later controlled by Kiev, the Ottoman Empire, and Austria.
“Bukovina" reminds me immediately of "Zakarpatie" and Uzhgorod spent honeymoon there, 2 decades ago.”
“As a Jewish child in Bukovina, he was deported by the Nazis to the Transnistra camp and nearly starved to death.”
“They also invaded Finland, the Baltics, Bessarabia, and Northern Bukovina.”
“But the pact had said nothing about the adjacent region, Bukovina; it had been part of the Habsburg empire, never a Russian possession, but Stalin moved into there as well.”
“The Central Powers occupied all of Galicia and Bukovina by the end of June.”
“Additional YMCA groups later emerged in Bohemia, Moravia, Galicia, Bukovina, and Hungary before the onset of World War I.”
“Among the Central European Jewish women trailblazers were four Welt sisters from Czernowitz, Bukovina, whose efforts to study at the University of Vienna in the 1870s had met with failure.”
“Rose Ausländer, a German-speaking Jewish poet from Czernowitz/Bukovina who spent much of her life in exile in the United States and Germany, wrote that her true home was the word itself.”
“The Jewish presence in Romania dates back to the fifteenth century, but it reached significant proportions only in the seventeenth century with the major waves of emigration from eastern and northeastern Europe and, as a result of the Chmielnicki massacres (1648 – 1649), from Ukraine, Galicia and Bukovina as well.”
“She was particularly committed to Jewish refugees from Galicia and Bukovina.”
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