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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.
He said every year, Romanian culture day is celebrated on January 15th, honoring the birth of Mihai Eminescu, Romanians and Moldavians' national poet.
However, it is a revealing example of a "non-national" reading of the region's post-1812 history, emphasizing economic progress and modernity, political loyalty, religious conformity, and cultural proximity between the Russians and the "Moldavians" without the explicit use of a nationalizing vocabulary.
In the Discover the Routes of Life campaign, national identity discourses are constructed by appealing to nature (a tourist walking on pristine landscapes, Moldovan grapes as a symbol of wine-making traditions); history (Orheiul Vechi citadel); traditions (Moldavian songs and dance, traditional food), religion (an Orthodox church in a frame), hospitality (Moldavians are presented as being friendly with foreigners), and architecture (the Moldavian rural houses).
The legislation will apply to Bulgarians and Moldavians who work in the other country.
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.
The Moldavians are ranked 85 in the world and must be easier prey than the Three Lions' next opponents - Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine.
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.
MOLDOVA -- In March, the World Health Organization reported that desperately poor Moldavians were selling kidneys and other body parts for cash.
Moldavians are ethnic Romanians and there have been many clashes with Russian, Ukrainian, and other minorities in the country.