meaning of Budapest

Budapest meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Hungarian capital, formed 1872 from merger of two towns and cities on reverse shores regarding the Danube, Buda (probably from a word initially meaning "water") + Pest, a Hungarian term definition "furnace, range, cove," additionally in Slavic (compare Russian pech'). Compare Ofen, virtually "oven," the old German title for the spot.

Budapest meaning in General Dictionary

money and largest city of Hungary; on the Danube River in north-central Hungary

Budapest - German to English


Sentence Examples with the word Budapest

The artistic life in Budapest is fostered by the academy of music, which once had Franz Liszt as its director, a conservatoire of music, a dramatic school, and a school for painting and for drawing, all maintained by the government.

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