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Grosswardein

[grohs-vahr-dahyn] /ˌgroʊs vɑrˈdaɪn/
noun
1.
German name of Oradea.
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  • Therefore he impatiently waited for the kinsfolk of his prisoner Achmed to send him the ransom from Grosswardein.

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  • And with that he returned to Grosswardein, with his guns and his army in the same order in which he had come.

    Tales From Jkai Mr Jkai
  • My suite, with the empty carriages, was to follow next morning in the direction of Grosswardein.

  • Bishop John of Grosswardein fell from his carriage, was caught on a sharp nail, had his bowels torn out, and miserably perished.

  • Feriz dried his sword and leaving the dead Spahis on the road, galloped back with his band to Grosswardein.

  • His next appointment was that of conductor of the orchestra of the bishop of Grosswardein, a Hungarian magnate, at Pressburg.

  • Him he set to study, and he afterwards became a parson at Grosswardein, and continued there thirty years.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
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Grosswardein

/ɡroːsvarˈdain/
noun
1.
the German name for Oradea
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