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also Wa·la·chi·a  (wə-lā′kē-ə, wŏ-)
A historical region of southeast Romania between the Transylvanian Alps and the Danube River. Founded as a principality c. 1290, it was dominated by the Ottoman Empire from c. 1415 until it was united with Moldavia to form Romania (1862).

Wal·la′chi·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) a variant spelling of Walachia
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or Wa•la•chi•a

(wɒˈleɪ ki ə)

a former principality in SE Europe: united with Moldavia to form Romania in 1861.
Wal•la′chi•an, adj., n.
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Ţara RomâneascăValahia
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