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- n. a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania
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But with the Allied conquest of North Africa, Ploesti, lying on a broad plain at the foot of the Transylvanian Alps, thirty-five miles north of the capital city of Bucharest, could be reached by long-range bombers flying from desert fields that had been used to chase Erwin Rommel from the sand seas of Libya.