- a republic in central Europe: Magyars first unified under Saint Stephen, the first
Hungarian king (1001–38); taken by the Hapsburgs from the Turks at the end of the
17th century; gained autonomy with the establishment of the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary
(1867) and became a republic in 1918; passed under Communist control in 1949; a popular
rising in 1956 was suppressed by Soviet troops; a multi-party democracy replaced Communism
in 1989 after mass protests; joined the EU in 2004. It consists chiefly of the Middle
Danube basin and plains. Official language: Hungarian. Religion: Christian majority.
Currency: forint. Capital: Budapest Pop: 9 831 000 (2004 est). Area: 93 030 sq km
(35 919 sq miles) Hungarian name: Magyarország
Translations for 'Hungary'
- British English: Hungary Hungary is a republic in central Europe.ˈhʌŋɡərɪ NOUN
- Arabic: الـمَجَرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: Hungria
- Chinese: 匈牙利
- Croatian: Mađarska
- Czech: Maďarsko
- Danish: Ungarn
- Dutch: Hongarije
- European Spanish: Hungría
- Finnish: Unkari
- French: Hongrie
- German: Ungarn
- Greek: Ουγγαρία
- Italian: Ungheria
- Japanese: ハンガリー
- Korean: 헝가리
- Norwegian: Ungarn
- Polish: Węgry
- Portuguese: Hungria
- Romanian: Ungaria
- Russian: Венгрия
- Spanish: Hungría
- Swedish: Ungern
- Thai: ประเทศฮังการี
- Turkish: Macaristan
- Ukrainian: Угорщина
- Vietnamese: nước Hungary
Example Sentences Including 'Hungary'
50 years ago: On March 1, 1953, The Globe and Mail reported that Hungary offered to exchange Cold War prisoners with Britain.
Globe and Mail (2003)
And on ports, India scores a respectable third out of five -- Hungary has no ports -- countries.
Business Today (1996)
At 6.00 a. m. on the following day, 15 March, the country was invaded by Hungary.
The Book of World Horoscopes
Hungary was neutral, the Switzerland, the crooked casino, of Central Europe.
Somewhere East of Life
I come from east of Cracow, but thought to change my country to Hungary to escape those memories.
A Death in Time
It has plans for trade missions to Japan, China, United States, India, Romania and Hungary before the end of the year.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
Opposition takes lead in election BUDAPEST: Hungary 's ruling centre-right coalition was narrowly defeated in the first round of elections.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Sweden improved to five points, the same as Hungary , as Marcus Allback scored two goals (34th and 67th minutes).
Globe and Mail (2003)
We have to go along with the pretence that things are getting better in Warsaw, Prague, Hungary.
A Song at Twilight
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