Definitions

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.

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

  • n. national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania

Etymologies

Anglicization of Romanian Bucureşti, from Bucur (personal name) + -eşti ("patronymic, personal name suffix"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • BUCHAREST (AFP) - Bucharest hopes for the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks, Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Baconschi said yesterday after meeting with Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 26/3/10

  • BUCHAREST (AFP) - Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena's remains will be exhumed on Wednesday from a Bucharest graveyard in order to check their identity, their son-in-law Mircea Opran said.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • BUCHAREST: Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena's remains will be exhumed on Wednesday from a Bucharest graveyard in order to check their identity, their son in law Mircea Opran said.

    The Times of India

  • BUCHAREST (Reuters) - An International Monetary Fund mission will arrive in Bucharest tomorrow for talks on a potential program for the struggling EU member, the IMF said in a statement.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 27/6/09

  • BUCHAREST: Frenchman Gilles Simon, seeded two, retained his title at the ATP tournament in Bucharest on Sunday, beating Spanish sixth seed Carlos Moya 6-3, 6-4.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • 1 BUCHAREST They found me in Rome and the embassy phoned my hotel and I went along there and talked to London, and Signals said something had come unstuck in Bucharest and 'Mr Croder would be grateful' if l could get on a plane and see if I could pull anyone out alive.

    Quiller Meridian

  • The government here in Bucharest is defending its own austerity measures ahead of a no-confidence vote next week.

    Romanian Diplomat Supports Austerity

  • Vadim Ghirda/Associated Press UP IN ARMS: Romanians shouted antigovernment slogans during a protest against austerity measures in Bucharest Wednesday as the ruling party survived a no-confidence vote in parliament.

    Photos of the Day: Oct. 27

  • Located in Bucharest, this 400 sqm living space is made through form and light.

    Apartment In The Attic by Studio Damilano

  • Associated Press A group of Roma arrive in Bucharest, Romania, earlier this month after they were deported from France.

    EU Moves Against France Over Gypsy Expulsions

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