Transylvania

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English[edit]

A map of Romania with Transylvania highlighted in yellow

Etymology[edit]

From trans- (Latin trans, meaning across) +‎ sylvan (Latin silvam, the accusative singular of silva, meaning forest) +‎ -ia (meaning country, land). (Meaning "region across the forest")

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɹænslˈveɪni.ə/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪniə

Proper noun[edit]

Transylvania

  1. A region in western Romania.

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