Puszta


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Puszta

(po͞o`stä), arid grasslands that once covered a large part of the AlföldAlföld
, Hun. Nagy-Alföld [Great Alföld], great central plain of Hungary extending into Serbia and W Romania. The level region is drained by the Tisza and Danube rivers.
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, E Hungary. They were used for extensive cattle raising. With the irrigation and drainage projects of the late 19th cent., the Puszta disappeared except in the small Hortobagy region (c.100 sq mi/260 sq km), near Debrecen. Old customs of the Puszta are preserved there, mainly for the tourist trade.
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The historic Old Town, the proximity of the Hungarian Puszta and noted wine regions make the new destination of equal interest to holidaymakers.
There's also a trip to a traditional Puszta horse show in Hungary and a visit to the sumptuous Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria.
Newcomen Primary pupils with headteacher Kinga Puszta, above, and Junction Farm head Karen Norton, inset |
szemelyben copula vagy puszta nevszo segitsegevel fejezheto ki, 3.
I mean, the book that's mentioned over and over in Inland, the Hungarian book that I read first in English, People of the Puszta, that caused me to write a whole book as a sort of tribute to it.
Outside Budapest we were taken by traditional horse-drawn carriage to a ranch on the puszta, a steppe on Europe's largest grassland, the Great Hungarian Plain, for a riding display by herdsmen and a glass of local apricot schnapps, barack palinka.
Besides the Bulgarian restaurant, La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise in Prague, Czech Republic, Valsabbion in Pula, on the Croatian Adriatic coast, La Rotisserie in Warsaw, Poland, Chateau Visz in Hugarian Berencse puszta, Heritage a a French restaurant in Bucharest, Restaurant Zaplet in Belgrade, Serbia, Camouflage in Bratislava, Slovakia, Pri Lojzetu in Castle Zemono in Vipava, Slovenia, and MA1/4zedechanga in Istanbul, Turkey, made it to the prestigious list.
As part of its ongoing effort to build understanding among herding cultures worldwide, the Gathering will welcome horsemen, musicians and craftsmen from the Hungarian puszta, the largest contiguous grasslands in Europe, home to the legendary Hungarian horsemen, csikos, who have tended and defended their herds of grey longhorn Hungarian cattle since the Magyars first crossed into the area from the Carpathians a thousand years ago.
International subsidiaries include Pauwels, SFI, Intergarden, Ganz, Microsol, Sonomatra, MSE Power Systems and Puszta Konzerv.
It is a masterful study, drawing on the author's knowledge of Hungarian poetry, literary, and musical representations of the puszta, or Great Hungarian Plain, and the influence of Dohnanyi as antecedents for some of Bartok's most distinctive musical structures.
His preferred subjects for description are the forests and mountains he knew from Oberplan and Kremsmunster, but as he gained artistic confidence he went on to transport his readers to areas of which he had no personal experience, including the Hungarian Puszta and even North Africa.
417; Kallay Geza, Nem puszta kep (Budapest: Liget, 2002), pp.