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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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(1) Physical Education and Sport Department, Faculty of Humanities, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
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(*) Lecturer, PhD, Valahia University of Targoviste, Faculty of Political Sciences, Letters and Communication, Phone: 0040734566715, Email: cojanu.daniel@gmail.com
(1) raluca_parjokanu@yahoo.com, Valahia University of Targoviste.
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Leahu, Gabriel, (2009), "Romania and Egypt, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century", dans Les Anuales d'Universite Valahia Targoviste, Section Histoire et Archeologie, tome XI, no.
The editor is a faculty member of Valahia University, Romania.
(b) Valahia University of Targoviste, Targoviste, Romania
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Archbishop and Metropolitan, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania