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(Placename) a variant of Romania


(roʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə)

a republic in SE Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. 22,334,312; 91,699 sq. mi. (237,500 sq. km). Cap.: Bucharest.
Romanian, Ro•mâ•nia (rɔˈmʌ nyɑ)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Roumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black SeaRoumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
Brasov - a city in central Romania in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps
Bucharest, Bucharesti, Bucuresti, capital of Romania - national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
Constantina - a Romanian resort city on the Black Sea
Carpathian Mountains, Carpathians - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
Danau, Danube, Danube River - the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea; "Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are on the banks of the Danube"
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
Transylvanian Alps - a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania
Romanian, Rumanian - a native or inhabitant of Romania
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Gladstone confined his remarks on Balkan states to the cases of Roumania, Servia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and Eastern Roumelia as their people had "been brought out of different degrees of political servitude, and have been made virtually freemen" after the Eastern crisis of 1875-1878.
The prejudices and the hate which infest the people of Poland, of Galicia, and Roumania, are, sad to say," he explained, "implanted into them by their environments and our treaties will do no good.
Gillies Whittaker; Colindes, Songs of Roumania, limited edition (500 copies), ed.
Reports which we now have from the many skilled investigators whom we have sent through Finland, the Baltic States, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Czecho-Slovakia, Austria, Jugo-Slavia, Montenegro, and also in the North of France, show that there is a great deal of malnutrition amongst the children, more particularly of the poorer classes.
Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars targeted the house in Roumania Drive in Llandudno between 6.
National Rapport for the XVth Congress of the Conference of Constitutional Europen Courts presented by the Constitutional Court of Roumania, Spain, Germany, Italy, Austria.
Another report stated: "The German-backed manoeuvring of the Ukrainians in Poland for 'autonomy' of Ukrainian Poland--as part of a broad schema for a greater Ukraine--which might take in parts of Poland, Roumania and Russia, along with the sub-Carpathian region in Czechoslovakia (Ruthenia), has thoroughly worried the Poles" (Toronto Daily Star, 23 Dec.
Against the Polish terror and against Marie of Roumania, who revived a very hostile reception in Canadian cities.
According to an article by Agnes Murgoci (The Vampire in Roumania, 1927), the spirit or soul of a person plays a big part in Romanian funerary beliefs and traditions, and from this follows the general belief that dead bodies should be disinterred as follows: in the case of a child, three years after death; in the case of the young, after four or five years; and in the case of the elderly, after seven years.
Locate the following countries and which border each other: Turkey, Greece, Servia, Montenegro, Roumania.
Fakultat fur Mathematik, Universitat Dortmund, 44221 Dortmund, Germany, and Institutul de Matematica "Simion Stoilow", Academia Romana, 014700 Bucharest, Roumania, and "Abdus Salam" School of Mathematical Sciences, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan
These provinces, as well as Roumania, Montenegro and Greece, were wrested from the Turks and given to their natural owners.