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Bistriþa-Nãsãud

BISTRIÞA-NÃSÃUD Județ (county) in northern Romania, northeast of Cluj, which takes its its name from the towns of Bistriþa, or Bistritsa, the capital, and Nãsãud, northwest of Bistriþa (the county was simply called Nãsãud, 1918-40). It became Romanian in 1919, … Continue reading

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Bihar/Bihor

BIHAR/BIHOR   Bihar was a county (megye) in the Kingdom of Hungary, south and southeast of Debrecen and west of Cluj, which took its name from a mountain group.   After the Ottoman conquest it belonged to the Partium, the region of … Continue reading

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Baèka

BAÈKA  Bácska (Magyar) Serbo-Croat name (pronounced “Bachka”) of a district bounded by the Danube to the west and south and by the Tisza to the east;  now mainly in northwestern Serbia, though the north is in Hungary. It was in Ottoman Hungary until … Continue reading

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Arad

ARAD County in Hungary before 1919-20 and in western Romania since.   It is named after the town of Arad, which is north of Timisoara and east of Szeged, and stands on the River Mures, a tributary of the Tisza.   Its … Continue reading

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Abaúj-Torna

ABAÚJ-TORNA   Abauj-Turña (Slovak). A county in the north of the Kingdom of Hungary.   It was drained by the River Hornád, a tributary of the Sajó, which itself flows to the River Tisza.   Its capital was Kassa (now Košice, the capital … Continue reading

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