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Wal·la·chi·a

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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Wallachia

(wɒˈleɪkɪə)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Walachia
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Wal•la•chi•a

or Wa•la•chi•a

(wɒˈleɪ ki ə)

n.
a former principality in SE Europe: united with Moldavia to form Romania in 1861.
Wal•la′chi•an, adj., n.
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Translations
Valašsko
Walachei
Havasalföld
Ţara RomâneascăValahia
Eflak
References in periodicals archive ?
Un par de ejemplos bastaran para probar la estrecha relacion entre estos titulos: la Qvarta parte dela relacion nveva, De Transilvania y Valachia, Por la qual se avisan los prosperos sucessos del Serenissimo Principe de Transilvania contra los Turcos, assi en el vn Reyno, como en el otro despues de la venida de la Corte del Emperador; desde primero de Mayo de 96, parece hacer derivar su titulo del impreso de Beccari Auuisi nuoui di Transiluania et di Vallachia per li quali s'intendono li prosperi successi del sereniss.
On the 27th of April 1883, through the apostolic letter Praecipuum munus, Pope Leon the 13th separated the Apostolic Vicarship of Vallachia of the Nicopolis ad Istrum Bishopry, and the Monseigneur Ignazio Paoli was appointed residential bishop.