budapest budapest  /ˈbu də ˌpɛst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) capital and largest city of Hungary; located on the Danube River in north-central Hungary

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News

  1. Budapest residents brace for floods from Danube

    Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in a region of eastern Germany where the Elbe river has flooded and burst through a dam, while the swollen Danube was approaching Budapest where soldiers and volunteers are building flood walls, off
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Budapest escapes floods, Danube starts to recede

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The Hungarian capital escaped damage from the swollen river Danube, which peaked at record high levels in Budapest overnight and started receding slowly on Monday morning, the city's mayor said on Monday. Floods have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes over the past week in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary. At least a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Budapest braces for swollen Danube

    BUDAPEST — This city’s embrace of the Danube, which normally bisects Budapest as a gently rolling swath of silver, turned threatening on Sunday when the river spilled over its banks and claimed the Hungarian capital as the latest victim of record floods in Central and Eastern Europe.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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  1. Massa, 27, explained: "I have tried to forget the race in Budapest, but that's quite difficult. I don't want to forget it because in a certain way it was one of the best races I have ever had in Formula One, but it didn't end as the others, with a...
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Felipe Massa Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. Announcing the expansion at the airline's annual commercial conference in Doha, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said: "Budapest, Bucharest, Brussels, Nice, Hanoi and Phuket represent markets underserved so these are excellent opportunities for us...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Akbar Al Baker Source: Phuketwan

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