Moldavia


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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.

Moldavia

(mɒlˈdeɪvɪə)
n
1. (Placename) another name for Moldova
2. (Placename) a former principality of E Europe, consisting of the basins of the Rivers Prut and Dniester: the E part (Bessarabia) became Moldova; the W part remains a province of Romania

Mol•da•vi•a

(mɒlˈdeɪ vi ə, -vyə)

n.
1. a region in NE Romania: formerly a principality that united with Wallachia to form Romania. Cap.: Jassy.
2. Former name of Moldova.
Mol•da′vi•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moldavia - a landlocked republic in eastern EuropeMoldavia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
capital of Moldova, Chisinau, Kishinev - the capital of Moldova
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Translations

Moldavia

[mɒlˈdeɪvɪə] N (formerly) → Moldavia f

Moldavia

[mɒlˈdeɪviə] Moldova [mɒlˈdəʊvə] nMoldavie f

Moldavia

[ˌmɒlˈdeɪvɪə] Moldova [mɒlˈdəʊvə] nla Moldavia
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