Definitions for bucharestˈbu kəˌrɛst, ˈbyu-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Bu•cha•restˈbu kəˌrɛst, ˈbyu-(n.)
the capital of Romania, in the S part. 2,037,000.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Romanian, Bucureşti.
Bucharest, Bucharesti, Bucuresti, capital of Romania(noun)
national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
The capital city of Romania.
Origin: Anglicization of Bucureşti, from (personal name) + -eşti.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
capital of Roumania, picturesquely situated on the Dambovitza, a tributary of the Danube, in a fertile plain, 180 m. from the Black Sea; is a meanly built but well-fortified town, with the reputation of the most dissolute capital in Europe; there is a Catholic cathedral and a university; it is the emporium of trade between the Balkan and Austria; textiles, grain, hides, metal, and coal are the chief articles in its markets.