Wallachia(redirected from Valachian)
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Wal·la·chi·aalso 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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