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Mol·da·vi·a

 (mŏl-dā′vē-ə, -dāv′yə, môl-)
1. A historical region of eastern Romania east of Transylvania. Part of the Roman province of Dacia, it became a principality in the 1300s and passed to the Ottoman Empire in 1504, although it was continually attacked and often controlled by other powers. In 1862, Moldavia united with Wallachia to form the nucleus of modern Romania.
2. See Moldova.

Mol·da′vi·an adj. & n.

Moldavian

(mɒlˈdeɪvɪən)
adj, n
(Placename) another name for Moldovan
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the former E European principality of Moldavia or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Moldavia
Translations
limba moldoveneascămoldovenesc

Moldavian

[mɒlˈdeɪvɪən] (formerly)
A. ADJmoldavo
B. Nmoldavo/a m/f

Moldavian

[mɒlˈdeɪviən] Moldovan [mɒlˈdəʊvən] adjmoldave

Moldavian

[ˌmɒlˈdeɪvɪən] Moldovan [mɒlˈdəʊvən] adj & nmoldavo/a
References in classic literature ?
Nurse Savishna, knitting in hand, was telling in low tones, scarcely hearing or understanding her own words, what she had told hundreds of times before: how the late princess had given birth to Princess Mary in Kishenev with only a Moldavian peasant woman to help instead of a midwife.
Speaking at launch meeting hosted by former Vice President of FPCCI Mohammad Waseem Vohra, he said that he has already discussed Moldavians delegation visit with FPCCI.
In these regions there is a high percent of Germans, Magyars and Moldavians who left Romania at the beginning of the 1990, reaching about a few thousands every year.
By appreciating the utopia of autocephaly it was either seen as an illustrious message directed to Moldavians calling to fight the enemies of the nation or as an invocation of Moldavians themselves asking God to save their land from enemies of their country and faith (16).
The Moldavians are ranked 85 in the world and must be easier prey than the Three Lions' next opponents - Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine.
Romania's policy of naturalizing Moldavians who see themselves as ethnic Romanians has been similar to Bulgaria's policy with respect to the Slavic Macedonians but apparently has become greater in scope.
There she found eight other women, all Moldavians, who she knew were all working as prostitutes under the defendant's behest.
In the south we have betting shops on every street corner; fewer trafficked Moldavians if our Minister of the Interior, Neoclis Sylikiotis, is to be believed, and likewise, fewer drug users according to police spokesman, Michalis Katsounotos, even though many of our betting shops employ lovely foreign hostesses, who are known to excite 'bad thoughts' in gamblers.
On Romania's decision to ease procedures allowing around 800,000 Moldavians (out of a population of four million submitting applications, according to Bucharest) to recover Romanian nationality, a Commission spokesman commented on 16 April: 'These are mere intentions.
Clardy's desire to help the Moldavians caused him to search for products that could be sold in the United States and led to his importing their rugs for sale in the States.
Paul Werth's essay is a glimpse into the identities of Ukrainians, Belorussians, Georgians, and Moldavians, and the extent to which theirs is an "ascribed identity" through their association with the Russian religious experience.
Dr Saunders, who works at Nevill Hall Hospital in Abergavenny, speaks of cases where rich Israelis have travelled to Istanbul to buy organs from poor Moldavians, and there are whispers of shady clinics in the US offering a similar service.