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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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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.

Usage examples (36)
  • The Ukranian made me watch Van Helsing because it takes place in Transylvania, which is on the border of Ukraine and Romania.
  • Romer! can - Dispatches from an American in Transylvania says:
  • The "Saxons" in Transylvania were an especially interesting case.
  • Third, nothing could prepare my friends and I for our semester abroad in Transylvania! for more
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