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Type Settlement
Usage Hungarian
Pronounced Pron. /ˈpɛʃt/

Meaning & History

Possibly from a Slavic word meaning "cave". This was the name of a city on the east bank of the Danube in Hungary. After a bridge was built across the river in 1849, Pest merged with Buda to form Budapest in 1873.