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 (dā′shē-ə, -shə)
An ancient region and Roman province corresponding roughly to modern Romania. Inhabited before the Christian era by a people of Thracian stock with an advanced material culture, the region was abandoned to the Goths after ad 270.

Da′ci·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) an ancient region bounded by the Carpathians, the Tisza, and the Danube, roughly corresponding to modern Romania. United under kings from about 60 bc, it later contained the Roman province of the same name (about 105 to 270 ad)
ˈDacian adj, n
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(ˈdeɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə)

an ancient kingdom and later a Roman province in S Europe between the Carpathian Mountains and the Danube, corresponding generally to modern Romania and adjacent regions.
Da′ci•an, adj., n.
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