from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient region and Roman province corresponding roughly to modern Romania. Inhabited before the Christian era by a people of Thracian stock with an advanced material culture, the region was abandoned to the Goths after AD 270.

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  • proper noun An ancient kingdom located in the area now known as Romania. The Dacian kingdom was conquered by the Romans and later named Romania after them.
  • proper noun Denmark (Dacia is an obsolete Medieval Latin name for Denmark).
  • proper noun An automobile produced in Romania, the Dacia.


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From Latin Dacia, from Dacian.


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