Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Rumanian.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Roumania.
- n. 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.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the country of Romania or its people or languages
“It is sometimes called Roumanian stitch, and is composed of one long stitch crossed by a short one in the centre.”
“But immediately, turning to Tamara, she passionately and rapidly began saying something in an agreed jargon, which presented a wild mixture out of the Hebrew, Tzigani and Roumanian tongues and the cant words of thieves and horse-thieves.”
“Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances They have it spelled "Roumanian" on the track listing”
“The high-ceilinged dining room has seen better days, but the kitchen continues firing on all cylinders, turning out comforting classics like matzo ball soup, Roumanian pastrami, kasha varnishkes, unmissable steak fries and a triple-decker sandwich taller than it is wide.”
“In 1961, the Kennedy family hosted a private inaugural celebration at the Roumanian, renting out the entire restaurant for 350 guests.”
“In college, Mr. Young earned extra money working at his father's restaurant, the Roumanian Inn and Romany Room, which was later renamed Paul Young's Restaurant.”
“I wrote a posting, stating I wouldn't donate to a Roumanian charity, as I remembered the Iron Guard in World War II, and I felt the country was still rascist concerning gypsies and others.”
“Gaza was populated mainly by Egyptian peasants who evaded the Turkish prohibition on entry, Roumanian gypsy slaves of Maronite priests in Sinai, and latterly Turkish=Muslim peasants transferred from the Balkans after the Treaty of Berlin handed Ottoman holdings in what came to be known as Croatia to the Habsburgs in 1878.”
“That Liza Matisse FAKE painting on glass of the Roumanian blouse, the one she did in the Arts Express video?”
“Miranda and her two friends struggle not only with the trials of this new world, but with the tension between their old New Jersey identities and their “real” Roumanian identities.”
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