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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Placename) another name for Moldovan
(Placename) of or relating to the former E European principality of Moldavia or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Moldavia
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A. ADJ → moldavo
B. N → moldavo/a m/f
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Moldavian[mɒlˈdeɪviən] Moldovan [mɒlˈdəʊvən] adj → moldave
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Moldavian[ˌmɒlˈdeɪvɪən] Moldovan [mɒlˈdəʊvən] adj & n → moldavo/a
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