American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A historical region of western Romania bounded by the Transylvanian Alps and the Carpathian Mountains. Part of the Roman province of Dacia after A.D. 107, it was later overrun by Germanic peoples and came under Hungarian rule in 1003. Transylvania passed to various powers over the following centuries and finally became part of modern-day Romania after World War II.
- n. A region in the west of Romania.
- n. a historical plateau region in northwestern Romania that is separated from the rest of the country by the Transylvanian Alps; originally part of Hungary; incorporated into Romania at the end of World War I
- From the Latin preposition trans (meaning "across") + silvam, the accusative singular of silva meaning "forest". Meaning "across the forest". (Wiktionary)
“The Ukranian made me watch Van Helsing because it takes place in Transylvania, which is on the border of Ukraine and Romania.”
“Third, nothing could prepare my friends and I for our semester abroad in Transylvania!”
“Five sisters who live with their merchant father in Transylvania use a hidden portal in their home to cross over into a magicalworld, the Wildwood.”
“Five Reasons Count Dracula was Really an IrishmanWe all know the tale of Count Dracula, written by Bram Stoker and his story of the vampire that sucked the blood from his victims from his castle in Transylvania while he was hunted and eventually slain by Dr. van Helsing.”
“Northern Italian polenta (or Romanian mamaliga, just about the same thing - my grandparents were born in Transylvania, so this is comfort food for me)”
“We all know the tale of Count Dracula, written by Bram Stoker and his story of the vampire that sucked the blood from his victims from his castle in Transylvania while he was hunted and eventually slain by Dr. van Helsing.”
“Olly's Onions: Ghoulish Clinton wins big in Transylvania skip to main | skip to sidebar”
“Ms. WRIGHT: She got entrance to the women's prison at St. Gabriel and the minimum security male prison in a place called Transylvania, and Angola maximum security prison.”
“They told that they, in crossing Hungary, had sojourned in a mountainous country called Transylvania, where the inhabitants only spoke German, while all around them nothing was spoken but”
“Danube in the territory now known as Transylvania, and formed at the beginning of the Christian era a comparatively well-organized state.”
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Cultural realia from Hungary.
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