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Re: People from Calafat
Posted by: Cristi Posea Date: August 08, 2001 at 01:42:34
In Reply to: People from Calafat by Hakan of 4366

As far as I know, the city's name comes from the verb "a calafatui", which means to insulate wooden ships or boats. This makes sense, Calafat being a harbor on the Danube.
I think the word is of turkish origin.

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