Ruritania

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ruritania an imaginary kingdom in central Europe; often used as a scene for intrigue and romance
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Usage

In literature:

I wondered what the King of Ruritania was doing.
"The Prisoner of Zenda" by Anthony Hope
Sapt was not guilty of it, but his disappointment was bitter that all our efforts had secured no better ruler for Ruritania.
"Rupert of Hentzau" by Anthony Hope
Ruritania will have got its money less the cost of underwriting, advertising, commissions, 1 per cent.
"International Finance" by Hartley Withers
I think I copied the spirit of those things in advertising Ruritania, as you may have noticed.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
I stopped in Ruritania; he was not there.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
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