Moldova


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Moldova

Mol·do·va

 (mŏl-dō′və, môl-) Formerly Mol·da·vi·a (-dā′vē-ə, -dāv′yə)
A country of eastern Europe bordering on Romania. Comprised of lands acquired by Russia from the historical region of Moldavia in 1791, 1793, and 1812 and (after 1940) part of Bessarabia, it was established as an autonomous republic of the USSR in 1924 and became a constituent republic in 1940, known as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic. Moldova declared its independence in 1991. Chişinău is the capital and the largest city.

Mol·do′van adj. & n.

Moldova

(mɒlˈdəʊvə)
n
(Placename) a republic in SE Europe: comprising the E part of the former principality of Moldavia, the E part of which (Bessarabia) was ceded to the Soviet Union in 1940 and formed the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic until it gained independence in 1991; Russian forces have remained in Moldova east of the Nistru river, supporting the separatist region of Transdniestria which has a Slavic majority population; Moldova has a chiefly agrarian economy noted for fruit, vegetables, wine, and tobacco. Official language: Romanian. Religion: nonreligious and Christian. Currency: leu. Capital: Chişinǎu (Kishinev). Pop: 3 619 925 (2013 est). Area: 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles). Also called: Moldavia

Mol•do•va

(mɔlˈdoʊ və)
n.
a republic in S central Europe: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 4,460,838; 13,000 sq.mi. (33,700 sq. km). Cap.: Chişinau. Formerly, Moldavia.
Mol•do′van, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moldova - a landlocked republic in eastern EuropeMoldova - 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
Moldavsko
Moldova
MoldavioMoldavujo
Moldova
Moldavija
Moldova
モルドバモルドヴァ
몰도바
MoldovaRepublica Moldova
Moldavija
MoldavienMoldova
ประเทศมอลโดวาอยู่ในทวีปอัฟริกา
nước Moldova

Moldova

[mɒlˈdəʊvə] NMoldova f

Moldova

nMoldawien nt

Moldova

مُولْدَافْيَا Moldavsko Moldova Moldawien Μολδαβία Moldavia Moldova Moldavie Moldavija Moldavia モルドバ 몰도바 Moldavië Moldova Mołdawia Moldávia Молдова Moldova ประเทศมอลโดวาอยู่ในทวีปอัฟริกา Moldova nước Moldova 摩尔多瓦
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December 15 12 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish customs minister said Thursday that Turkey and Moldova had sound economic ties.
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