Wallachian


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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.

Wallachian

(wɒˈleɪkɪən)
adj, n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Walachian
Translations
Valachvalašský
Valachvalašský
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Nineteen fair to middling Wallachian girls offered at L130 @
In the year 1812, when news of the war with Napoleon reached Bucharest- where Kutuzov had been living for two months, passing his days and nights with a Wallachian woman- Prince Andrew asked Kutuzov to transfer him to the Western Army.
For it was the ground fought over for centuries by the Wallachian, the Saxon, and the Turk.
It is located in the urban area of the wallachian village in the local part of the sand in the area of the former engineering plant, Built in dense development of production and multifunctional buildings.
It also includes a wealth of supplemental materials, essential for anyone interested in learning about the life of Vlad the Impaler: translations of important documents concerning his reign; a genealogy of the family of Vlad the Impaler, translations from Turkish and Byzantine chronicles referring to the controversial Wallachian prince; a chronology, and an extensive bibliography of works on the life and times of Vlad the Impaler.
Furthermore, the politicians from Transylvania, Bukovina, Banat, or Bessarabia were sometimes regarded with certain reservations by their Wallachian colleagues, owing to the fact that they would become competitors in the political act.
1395: Wallachian forces in what is now Romania repel an Ottoman invasion at the Battle of Rovine.
(1) Stoker refers to an authentic fifteenth-century Wallachian prince, whose fame was associated mainly with the refined cruelties he committed against both the Turks and the surrounding populations.
Vladislav comes with the full name of Vladislav the Poker--an obvious nod to Vlad the Impaler, the fifteenth-century Wallachian prince who inspired Bram Stoker's seminal 1897 text Dracula--while his appearance references Gary Oldman's performance as the titular character in Bram Stoker's Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992).
Cazacu presents a scholarly biography of the Wallachian prince Vlad III the Impaler (1436-76), set within the complex and dynamic politics of southeastern Europe during the late middle ages.
We see the vampire lord (voiced by Graham McTavish) being visited in his Wallachian fortress by a brave and compassionate doctor, Lisa (Emily Swallow), who is being accused as a witch for her nonconforming ways.