Bucharest meaning

bo͝okə-rĕst, byo͝o-
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 a center for trade between Wallachia and Constantinople.
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(place) Capital of Romania, in the S part.
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The capital city of Romania.
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Origin of bucharest

  • Anglicization of Romanian Bucureşti, from Bucur (personal name) + -eşti (“patronymic, personal name suffix”).

    From Wiktionary