from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Rumanian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Roumania.
  • noun An inhabitant of Roumania; also, the language of Roumania, one of the Romance or Romanic languages descended from Latin, but containing many words from other languages, as Slavic, Turkish, and Greek.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of Romanian.
  • noun Alternative spelling of Romanian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the country of Romania or its people or languages


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