- c. 1300, from Medieval Latin Hungaria (also source of French Hongrie), probably literally meaning "land of the Huns," who ruled a vast territory from there under Attila in 5c. The people's name for themselves we transliterate as Magyar. Middle English uses the same words for both Attila's people and the Magyars, who appeared in Europe in 9c. From the same source as Medieval Greek Oungroi, German Ungarn, Russian Vengriya, Ukrainian Ugorshchina. The Turkish name for the country, Macaristan, reflects the indigenous name. Related: Hungarian.
- 1. Their ultimate aim was a market economy for Hungary.
- 2. He is widely regarded as Hungary's most skilful politician.
- 3. That would not be a good advertisement for Hungary's emerging democracy.
- 4. Hungary's opening of the border was a turning point for the refugees.
- 5. Hungary may have to lower its hopes of shrinking its state sector.
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